Mercer county man arrested on incest charges

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A man has been arrested after sexually assaulting a family member on multiple occasions.

According to a criminal complaint, an underage female disclosed that Danny Haynes had been constantly abusing her. The victim stated to CPS that Haynes had touched her inappropriately, made her drink alcohol, smoke marijuana, and rape her on multiple occasions. Haynes threatened the victim with physical violence if she ever said anything.

Danny Haynes has been charged with four counts of incest, child neglect creating risk of injury and contributing to delinquency of a child. He is currently in Southern Regional Jail under a $500,000 bond.