Richwood man arrested for alleged sexual abuse of a minor

RICHWOOD, WV (WOAY) – A Richwood man is facing nine counts of sexual abuse charges that happened five years ago.

According to Nicholas County Deputies, it is alleged that between August 2015 and October 2015, Johnny Lee Holmes did have a male juvenile perform oral sex on him, and he also performed oral sex on the said juvenile on at least nine different occasions.

The incident remains under investigation by Sgt. B.J. Holdren of the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department.

Holmes is in Central Regional Jail under a 90,000 dollar bond.

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