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Cadiz Man Charged with 3 Counts of Sodomy

Date of News Release: 02/7/2005

(Mayfield, KY) - On February 7, 2005, the Kentucky State Police received a complaint from the Trigg County DSS of a female juvenile who had reported sexual abuse through a third party. The Kentucky State Police along with the Trigg County DSS conducted an interview with the victim and determined that abuse had occurred to the victim over a period of several years.

The suspect, James A. Clawson age 46 of Cadiz, was interviewed at the Trigg County Sheriff's Department and confessed to the assault. He was subsequently arrested and lodged in the Trigg County Detention Center charged with three counts of Sodomy 1st victim under the age of 12.

The investigation is continuing by Detective Steve Bryan.

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