One arrested for sexual battery

Benjamin Andrew Martin

HOLMES COUNTY – Holmes County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Bonifay man for sexual battery.

The investigation was conducted with assistance from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. During the investigation, it was found that 55-year-old Benjamin Andrew Martin repeatedly sexually abused the victim over a period of 12 years, beginning when the victim was age 4.

Martin, who confessed to the acts, was booked into the Holmes County Jail Tuesday, September 15, for sexual battery on a victim under the age of 12.