HigginsMADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/10/17) — A 34-year-old Pembroke man was arrested Monday for alleged sexual abuse of a mentally incapacitated woman.

According to Madisonville Police Department arrest reports, Freddie L. Higgins was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse as a result of the investigation.

Higgins was seen “touching the victim’s (genitals) and breasts in a sexual manner,” Detective Paul Haynie wrote on the report. The victim was subjected to sexual contact while “physically and mentally incapacitated.”

Police say Higgins was visiting someone at a Madisonville facility.

“One violation occurred July 27 and another Sunday night,” Haney said. “It was not an isolated incident.”

Higgins was listed as being held in Hopkins County Jail this afternoon on $5,000 cash bond. He is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 13.

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