Sheriff Danny Hickman reports that Joseph Kennedy, age 51, of the Capps Community has been arrested and charged with Sexual Assault. An eight year old female related that there were 3 incidents of sexual assault and identified Kennedy as the suspect.
Kennedy left the Boone County area while the incident was being investigated but was located around Fayetteville where he was detained. He was held there and transported back to Boone County to face formal charges.
Kennedy is currently incarcerated in the Boone County Jail where his bond has been set at $100,000.