Man facing child abuse charges
Butler County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Deweese responded to a dispatch call at the 4700 block of Bowling Green Road on Thursday, September 12th. According to two witnesses, a 3-year-old child had been physically abused by Caleb N. Houchens. The Kentucky Department of Social Services was notified and responded. Houchens was not at the residence when police arrived.
A warrant was issued for Caleb N. Houchens, 26, of 3110 Humes Ridge Road, Williamstown, Kentucky. He was arrested on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at a residence on Saw Mill Road in Morgantown and lodged in the Butler County Jail. Houchens is charged with criminal abuse, 1st degree, child 12 or under.
Note: All individuals facing criminal charges are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.