Washington County Sheriff’s Office investigators have arrested a Chipley man on charges of lewd and lascivious conduct by a person 18 years of age or older and cruelty towards a child (child abuse) by an act that could result in physical or mental injury.
Saturday, April 7th, WCSO received a report of sexual abuse, alleging a houseguest was seen entering the victim’s bedroom where he began touching the victim.
Smith was taken into custody and booked into the Washington County Jail where he is being held on a $75,000 bond.
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