TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Eddyville Man Charged With Sodomy and Sexual Abuse
(Eddyville, KY.) At 9:30 A.M. on 4/19/04, Detective George Bell arrested Donnie D. Choate, 31 of Eddyville. Choate was charged with two counts of Sodomy 1st Degree and two counts of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree. Bell filed the charges following a 3-week investigation involving inappropriate contact with two children under the age of 12. That contact occurred in the summer of 2002 while the children were in Choate's care. Choate was taken to the Lyon County Jail. The investigation is continuing by Detective Bell.