A Kentucky Man is Facing "Sexual Abuse" Charges in Connection to a Child Victim

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Robert Reed arrested Steven Owens age 20 of London on Thursday morning January 14, 2021 at approximately 10:23 AM.

The arrest occurred off Burnett Road, approximately 7 miles west of London, Ky. after an individual was charged on a Laurel Circuit Court indictment warrant.

Steven Owens was charged with:

  • Sexual abuse – First-degree – Victim under 12 years of age
  • Four counts of Sodomy – First-degree – Vctim under 12 years of age
  • Rape – First-degree – Victim under the age of 12

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Assisting on the arrest was: Detective Taylor McDaniel, Detective Bryon Lawson, Detective James Sizemore, Maj. Chuck Johnson, Sgt. Jack Caudill, and Bailiff Daniel Reed.

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