Contact: June 23, 2017
Major Tom Scheben, Spokesman
Public Information Services
On Friday, June 23, 2017 at approximately 11:00 a.m. Boone County Sheriff’s investigators charged a Covington, Kentucky man for sexually abusing an 8 year old girl in the overnight hours of March 15th/16th, 2017 at a friend’s home in Hebron, Kentucky.
Anthony Hale, 23 of the 3,000 block of Decoursey Avenue in Covington, Kentucky is *charged with Sex abuse, 1st degree a Class C felony. Hale was lodged in the Boone County Detention Center in lieu of a $5,000 bond.
The victim reported the offense following a performance of “Kids on the block” performed by the Family Nurturing Center the next day.
*Charges in a criminal complaint are accusations only. It is the government’s burden to prove the allegations beyond a reasonable doubt.