Woodbine man charged with sodomy, sexual abuse of eight-year-old

A Woodbine man has been charged with the sexual abuse and sodomy of an eight-year-old. Thirty-one-year-old James LaForest was arrested Thursday in connection with the alleged incident on April 8. Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeremy Elliotte wrote in the arrest citation, that he was contacted on April 8 after the juvenile claimed to have been [...]

W’burg couple arrested for kidnapping, sex abuse, robbery

A Williamsburg husband and wife are facing kidnapping and sex abuse charges in connection with an alleged New Year's Day incident. Hugh E. Roark, 52, and Tonya Roark, 43, of North Sixth Street, pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping, first-degree sexual abuse, second-degree robbery and fourth-degree assault during their arraignments Tuesday morning. Whitley District [...]