oboro man rapeOWENSBORO, Ky. (4/13/18) — A 28 year-old-man has been charged with two counts of rape and two counts of sexual abuse involving a juvenile.

Kentucky State Police said detectives launched an investigation into reports of a sexual abuse involving a juvenile four months ago. KSP presented its case to a Daviess County Grand Jury April 10 and an indictment warrant was issued for Robert A. Shelton of Owensboro.

KSP located Shelton in McLean County yesterday and charged him with third-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse, both are Class D felonies. He is being held in the Daviess County Detention Center on a $100,000 full cash bond.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Region 3 Vice President

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