LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF STATUTORY SODOMY

On May 6, 2020, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a complaint of Statutory Sodomy on a female victim under the age of 14.

During a forensic interview, the victim stated 57-year-old Richard Mount, of Lincoln County, had inappropriately touched her sexually in a home along the 100 block of Brandi Lynn Drive, in Lincoln County.

During questioning, Mount admitted to touching the victim inappropriately.

Prosecutors charged Richard Mount with two counts of Statutory Sodomy. Mount was booked and later released after posting a $15,000 cash only bond. Honorable Judge Gregory Allsberry set bond at $15,000 cash only bond with GPS monitoring, no contact with the victim and no contact with minors. Other conditions of bond may apply.

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