Man accused of having sex with relative under 12

Joseph Allen Brock/Bell County Detention Center

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Wellston, Ohio man is arrested in Bell County on child sex abuse charges.

According to WRIL radio, 32-year-old Joseph Allen Brock was taken into custody by Kentucky State Trooper Don Perry after an investigation by Detective Justin Barton. The charges allege Brock had sexual relations with a relative under the age of 12.

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The warrant also states that Brock knowingly induced, assisted, or caused the minor to engage in illegal controlled substances or any other criminal activity constituting a felony, WRIL reported.

The incidents are alleged to have taken place from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016.

Trooper Perry lodged Brock in the Bell County Detention Center and he was charged with rape – 1st degree- victim under the age of 12, incest – victim under the age of 12, and unlawful transaction with a minor – 1st degree.

He currently has no bond, the radio station reported.