TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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An Owensboro Man Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charge
Date of News Release: 06/14/2011
(Henderson, KY.) -- On Monday, June 13, 2011, the Kentucky State Police in Henderson charged 37 year old Terry B. Melcher of Owensboro with ten counts of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree.
The investigation was initiated on June 13, 2011 by KSP Detective Matt Wise when the incident was reported. The female victim (who was under age at the time) alleges the sexual abuse occurred three years ago between the dates of January 2008 through June 2008. After Detective Wise conducted the interview, Melcher was arrested and lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center.
Sexual Abuse 1st Degree is a class D felony.