On December 19, 2019, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a sex offense of a female under the age of 12-years-old.
During a child forensic interviewed, the victim disclosed 42-year-old William Brandan, of Lincoln County, had inappropriately touched her on several occasions.
Investigators took Brandan into custody who subsequently admitted to touching the victims. Brandan stated the victim would force his hand down her pants on several occasions.
William Brandan is charged with Statutory Sodomy With a Person Less Than 12 Years Old and is currently housed in the Lincoln County Jail under a $100,000 cash only bond. Other conditions of bond may apply.
The investigation in this case continues with the possibility of additional charges.