Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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West Liberty Man Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges
Date of News Release: 06/08/2012
(Morehead, KY) -- On June 8, 2012 at approximately 11 a.m. Kentucky State Police Post 8 Trooper Royce Collett and Trooper Mike McPherson arrested William J. Howard, age 58 of West Liberty, on a Grand Jury Indictment Warrant. He is charged with 12 counts of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree, Victim under 12 years of age. The victims are family members. Howard was arrested at his mother's residence without incident. Howard is currently lodged at the Johnson County Jail. The case remains under investigation by Detective D. McGraw.