On Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at approximately 9:00 p.m. Boone County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Union, Kentucky man for having sexual contact with two minor girls and taking nude photos of them for a period of up to ten years beginning when they were younger than 7 years old.
Clinton Ransdell, 40 of the 2600 block of Longbranch Road in Union, Kentucky is *charged with fourteen (14) counts of Sexual abuse 1st degree, two (2) counts of Use of a minor in a sexual performance, & Reckless driving after he attempted to escape a dragnet closing in on him.
Ransdell is lodged in the Boone County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond. The victims’ identities are obviously being withheld along with their relationship with the offender in order to protect their privacy.
*Charges in a criminal complaint are accusations only. It is the government’s burden to prove the allegations beyond a reasonable doubt.