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Madisonville Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Multiple Children

A Madisonville man is facing over two dozen sexual abuse charges against multiple victims under the age of 12, according to police.

Posted: Aug 11, 2021 10:06 AM
Updated: Aug 12, 2021 12:54 PM

A lengthy investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Madisonville, Kentucky man on multiple child sexual abuse charges, according to the Madisonville Police Department.

MPD says that on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 41-year-old Tommy Gibson of Madisonville was arrested and charged with the following:

Tommy Gibson - Hopkins County Jail

  • 10 counts of Sodomy 1st Degree - Victim Under 12
  • 11 counts of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree - Victim Under 12
  • 5 counts of Incest - Victim Under 12

According to MPD, the charges filed against Gibson come as a result of a long investigation involving several victims.

The police department says the incest and sodomy charges are class A felonies that carry a penalty of 20 to 50 years of incarceration.

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