Woman indicted on sexual abuse charges

By TJ Caudill - [email protected]

HAZARD — A woman from the Owsley County community of Booneville was indicted by the Perry County Grand Jury on charges relating to first-degree sexual abuse.

The indictment claims Ashlea Allen, 33, of Booneville sexually abused two female juveniles between March 7 – March 16 while Allen was in the position of caretaker of the two minors.

Bail was set in the amount of $10,000 cash plus home incarceration in the case.

Allen is scheduled to appear in the Perry County Circuit Court on Dec. 8 at 9 a.m. for arraignment.

TJ Caudill is a reporter for The Hazard Herald and he can be reached at 606-629-3245.

By TJ Caudill

[email protected]

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