Gordon County man charged with molesting 5-year-old

Gordon County man charged with molesting 5-year-old

December 19th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Steven Patterson charged with child rape in Gordon County.

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A Resaca, Ga., man has been charged with molesting a 5-year-old child, according to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office.

Steven Paul Patterson, 25, was arrested in connection with a series of allegations in 2009 and 2010. Detectives launched their investigation at the end of November, according to a statement released by Sheriff Mitch Ralston.

Patterson has been charged with aggravated child molestation and sodomy, and is currently being held in the Gordon County Jail pending bond proceedings, Ralston said.

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