Amherst man charged with sex crimes involving a minor

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AMHERST COUNTY (WSLS 10) - The Amherst County Sheriff's Office arrested a 52-year-old on multiple sex crimes on Wednesday.

Carlton Adcock, of Amherst, faces seven counts of forcible sodomy, seven counts of inanimate object penetration and two counts of indecent liberties with a child.

The sheriff's office began its investigation after a referral from Amherst County Social Services.

Adcock was arrested without incident and transported to the Amherst Adult Detention Center where he is being held without bond.