Covington man accused of assaulting 13-year-old

Jackie Marcum (Courtesy Boone County Sheriff's Office)
Jackie Marcum (Courtesy Boone County Sheriff's Office)

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - A Covington man is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

Police say it happened on Sunday at about 9:30 p.m. at a mobile home park near Florence when the man entered the home while the girl was napping.

Jackie Marcum, 34, of Covington was charged with Sexual Abuse and Tampering with physical evidence.  Both offenses are Class D felonies carrying penalties of one to five years in the state penitentiary.

Marcum is being held in the Boone County Detention Center in lieu of a $25,000 bond.