KY Constable Faces Felony Sexual Assault Charges

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A Kentucky constable faces felony sexual assault charges after a weekend arrest.

Kentucky State Police tells Eyewitness News Webster County Constable Dennis Shelton, 51, is accused of sexual assault.

Investigators say Constable Shelton reportedly stopped by a Sebree woman’s home on Friday night.

That’s when Constable Shelton allegedly told the victim suspicious people were around her home. The victim told police he asked her to accompany him outside to find them.

Once outside, the victim accused Constable Shelton of allegedly reaching under her shirt, touching her chest and then exposing himself.

KSP arrested Constable Shelton Saturday afternoon on felony sexual abuse charges. He is now in the Webster County Jail.

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