Lawrence County man accused of sexually abusing child | Crime
Danville, AL (WAFF) - The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department says a 72 year old man from Danville is being held on Sexual Abuse charges.
According to Sheriff Gene Mitchell, Jimmie Long was arrested this week after a year long investigation into claims he had sexual contact with a 9 year old female family member.
Mitchell says the crime happened at Long's home. The victim has been going through extensive counseling in cooperating with investigators. The Sheriff adds that the investigation was thorough in order to assure that a true account of the events was revealed.
Long is being held in the Lawrence County Jail on $15,000 bond.
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