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Local Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing 9-year-old Boy 

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/19/2014) – The Madisonville Police Department (MPD) has released information regarding a recent investigation that ultimately led the arrest of a Dawson Springs man.

According to Sheriff’s Office officials, the MPD Investigations Division recently spoke with a complainant stating that his 9-year-old son had been sexually touched by an adult male within the city limits. Officers immediately began an investigation into the case.

After a lengthy investigation into the case, officers spoke with 38-year-old James Edward Thomas JR. During the interview, Mr. Thomas openly confessed to subjecting the boy to sexual conduct on three different occasions within the same week.

Thomas was charged with three counts of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree, Victim under 12.

Thomas was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.

Information provided by the Madisonville Police Dept.
Posted byJ.L. Graham
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