Resident charged with sexual abuse

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A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly sexually abused a minor.

According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers received a report of an alleged sexual abuse of a minor on Aug. 1.

Officer Ben Riggs initiated an investigation. After numerous interviews and collection of evidence, Riggs made an arrest Friday.

Johnny L. Farmer, 53, of 296 Roland St., was arrested and charged with seven counts of first-degree sexual abuse. He was lodged at the Taylor County Detention Center.

The case remains under investigation.