Via The Owensboro Police Department:

On April 10, 2012, the Owensboro Police Department was contacted by Social Services in reference to a case involving the sexual abuse of a juvenile. A detective was assigned to investigate the allegations.

The investigation has revealed that the suspect in this case was an employee at Apollo High School, and that he allegedly engaged in sexual intercourse with a 17 year-old student. The suspect has been indicted by the Daviess County Grand Jury and was arrested on an indictment warrant. He is lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center.

Indictment Warrant Served:

Billy W. Cooper
W/M/29
Owensboro, KY 42301
Charges:
- Sexual Abuse, 1st Degree (3 counts) - Class D Felony (enhanced to Class C Felony)
- Tampering with Physical Evidence - Class D Felony
- Possession of Matter Portraying Sex Performance by Minor - Class D Felony
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