Florence Man Arrested For Child Molesting

James Jehle / Courtesy Boone County Sheriff's Office
James Jehle / Courtesy Boone County Sheriff's Office

(FLORENCE, KY) -- A Florence man was arrested Wednesday night, charged with molesting a 14-year-old girl.

James O. Jehle, 68, of the 1000 block of Elbee Court was charged with three coiunts of sodomy 3rd degree for engading in deviate sexual intercourse. Investigators believe Jehle was a friend of the family and the offense took place over a period of approximately six months.

Sodomy thrid degree is a Class D felony punishable by one to five years in the state penitentiary.  This is an ongoing investigation and detectives anticipate additional charges.