Little Compton man charged with child molestation

Little Compton man charged with child molestation

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — A Little Compton man is charged with molesting the child of a woman she had been dating during the last four years.

According to a news release from Detective Sgt. Trevor Richmond, the South Kingstown police were approached on Oct. 15 by a resident who said she believed that her 12-year-old child had been molested by the man, 39-year-old Myles Stevenson. 

South Kingstown Detective Joshua Eidam interviewed Stevenson two days later, and he was subsequently charged with one count of first-degree child molestation. According to the news release, the police believe that Stevenson began the abuse when the child was 8 years old; the investigation is continuing and additional charges are likely, according to the release.

Sevenson is being held without bail at the Adult Correctional Institutions, according to the release.

Published at Thu, 25 Oct 2018 20:01:16 +0000