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Lewis Co. Deputy Jailer Charged With Sex Abuse

Posted at 8:46 AM, Dec 09, 2018
Ben Joe Carver

LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A deputy jailer in Lewis County has been place on unpaid leave after being charged with sexual abuse.

Authorities say 48-year-old Ben Joe Carver of Garrison faces a single charge of first-degree sexual abuse.

The alleged victim in the case is a 16-year-old girl.

Carver currently is being held without bail in the Greenup County Detention Center.