POMEROY — A Long Bottom man is in police custody after allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a minor.
According to a criminal complaint filed in Meigs County Court on Monday, Brice L. Hupp, 18, of Long Bottom is charged with a first degree felony charge of rape after allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a child under the age of 10.
The offense is alleged to have occurred on Dec. 9.
Hupp is being held on a $250,000 with 10 percent cash permitted as ordered by Acting Judge Michael Barr. Hupp was also ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim in the case.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 18.
Sarah Hawley is the managing editor of The Daily Sentinel.