Man accused of molesting 15-year-old girl

Ricky Fornash (Source: Boone County Sheriff's office)
Ricky Fornash (Source: Boone County Sheriff's office)

BURLINGTON, KY (FOX19) - A Boone County man was in court on Wednesday accused of sexually molesting a 15-year-old girl.

Richard (Ricky) Fornash Jr., 32 of Burlington, is charged with rape, sodomy, sexual abuse, unlawful transaction with a minor and distribution of obscene matter to a minor.

Investigators learned the abuse began in July 2012 and ended in December.  Fornash is charged with showing the girl pornographic videos, websites & images, and providing her alcoholic beverages.

Detectives served a search warrant on Fornash's home and car in January.

Preliminary indications are that additional charges are likely.

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