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State employee faces sex charges

Frankfort police have arrested a state government employee on several sex charges related to alleged incidents involving victims younger than 12.

Eric Dewayne Morrison, 38, who works at the Commonwealth Office of Technology, was arrested Wednesday at his job after he was indicted by a Franklin County grand jury.

Morrison has been charged with three counts of first-degree sodomy of a child younger than 12, first-degree rape of a child younger than 12, fist-degree indecent exposure, two counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a child younger than 12, distributing obscene material to minors, and three counts of second-degree sexual abuse.

Frankfort police Maj. Fred Deaton said the investigation started at the end of January. Deaton said he could not comment on when the incidents occurred. He said the incidents occurred at a home.

Morrison is being held at the Franklin County jail on a $100,000 cash bond.

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