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Teen arrested, charged with sexual abuse

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By The Staff

A Campbellsville teenager has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing another person younger than 14.

Gary Joseph Dooley, 19, of 37 Lower Stoner Creek Road was arrested at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 15.

Kentucky State Trooper John Adams investigated.

Dooley was charged with second-degree sexual abuse, a Class A misdemeanor. He pleaded not guilty in Taylor District Court on Wednesday, April 16.

Dwaine Barnett, Kentucky State Police public affairs officer at Post 15 in Columbia, said Dooley is accused of inappropriately touching a female younger than 14.

Bond was set at 10 percent of $7,500, and he was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim.

A pretrial hearing was set for June 8. A jury trial was set for June 13.

The KSP Post in Columbia declined to release any additional information about the case.