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Trooper Jonathan Biven
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Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Sexual abuse investigation & arrest

Date of News Release: 12/31/2010

(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- Around 0434 hours this morning (Dec. 31, 2010) KSP Post 3 received a call from a female who claimed to have been sexually assaulted. Master Trooper Terry Alexander, Unit 293, responded to the residence in Edmonson County and located the alleged perpetrator who remained on scene. Subject, Joshua Welch, was detained and was subsequently arrested. He was transported to the Hart County Jail where he was lodged on charges of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree And Sodomy 1st Degree. Senior Trooper Jonathan McChesney, Unit 767, and Detective Brad Stevenson, Unit 680, assisted Trooper Alexander.

Investigation continues.

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