Sophia man charged with sex crimes

Local - 5/13/2014 3:32 PM by Courtney Rosemond
SOPHIA - A Raleigh County man is behind bars on sexual abuse charges.

Captain B. L. Mankins with State Police says 58 year-old Johnny Ray Richardson of Sophia  was arrested on three counts each of Sexual Abuse by a custodian/guardian, sexual assault in the first degree, and incest.

These arrests were made after receiving information that Richardson had been involved in an  improper relationship with a juvenile family member. Richardson was arraigned in Magistrate Tomi Peck's Courtroom where is bond was set at $100,000, he remains in Southern Regional Jail. 


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