Two Harrison County men were arrested Friday afternoon after an investigation into allegations of sexual assault that allegedly involved children under 12, Kentucky State Police said.
An arrest warrant was issued for James L. Bandy, 60, of Cynthiana, and he was arrested about 3 p.m., state police said in a news release. William R. Shelton, 30, also of Cynthiana, was arrested as a result of the investigation.
Bandy has been charged with two counts of first-degree rape of a child under 12, one count of first-degree sodomy of a child under 12, one count of incest with a minor, one count of unlawful transaction with a minor, one count of second-degree sodomy, one count of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of bribing a witness.
Shelton has been charged with one count of first-degree sodomy.
Investigators did not say how many children were allegedly involved. A state police dispatcher said the sergeant handling the investigation is not releasing any other details.
Bandy and Shelton are being held at the Bourbon County jail. Bandy is being held on a $100,000 full cash bond; Shelton is being held on a $20,000 full cash bond, according to jail officials.