State police arrest Paducah man on child abuse charge

David Minks

PADUCAH — The Kentucky State Police says a Paducah man was arrested Monday in connection to a child abuse investigation.

KSP says 29-year-old David Minks of Paducah was arrested on a charge of first degree criminal abuse of a child younger than 12. The charge is a class C felony.

Trooper say Minks was arrested after a week-long investigation that KSP conducted with the Department for Community Based Services. The investigation began after authorities received a complaint accusing Minks of child abuse.

Minks was jailed in the McCracken County Jail. According to the jail’s inmate roster, bond was set at $10,000 cash.

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