Jeremy Lanehttp://wvgazette.com/News/policeblotter/201112230108CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Police said Friday that a Charleston man sexually assaulted a 5-year-old family member.
Kanawha County Sheriff's arrested Jeremy Bruce Lane, 30, and charged him with one count of first-degree sexual abuse, according to a news release.
An investigation was launched after the girl contracted a bacterial infection, deputies said.
Dr. Joan Phillips of CAMC Women and Children's Hospital, told deputies the infection could be transmitted through sexual contact, the news release said.
Deputies later learned that Lane was diagnosed with having the bacteria within the past two months.
Lane is being held in South Central Regional Jail