FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. -- Fayette County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday in connection to alleged sexual abuse of a child.
Deputies, assisted by State Police Trooper C.L. Adkins, arrested Harold Dean Stump Jr., 52, of Fayetteville.
Stump was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or custodian. He was taken to Southern Regional Jail before posting a $50,000 bond Friday morning, according to a news release.
Deputies arrested Stump without incident at about 7:30 p.m. at his Ingram Branch Road residence, the news release said.
Fayette Sheriff's Detective R.K. Perdue, West Virginia Child Protective Services and the Just For Kids Child and Youth Advocacy Center conducted the investigation.