Former Franklin Police Captain indicted on sexual abuse of a minor charge

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SIMPSON COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) -- Former Franklin Police Captain Larry Schultz, was indicted by a Grand Jury in Simpson County on sexual abuse of a minor charge.

According to the court citation, Shultz had sexual contact with a 6-year-old female in April of 2015.

The former police captain is being charged with Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, victim under 12 years old.

The judge set Schultz bond at $10,000 unsecured.

13 News contacted the Simpson County Jail, and they said Schultz has never been an inmate there, indicating Schultz was not arrested.

Schultz was with the Franklin Police Department from 2006 to July 2018 when he resigned, according to officials.

According to Franklin's current Police Chief Roger Solomon, “Larry Schultz was suspended without pay July 24, 2018 for and during the time the Kentucky State Police were investigating the allegations against Larry Schultz that presumably led to the indictment. Larry Schultz was originally suspended for failure to notify Chief Roger Solomon of the pending investigation by KSP.”

Chief Solomon adds Schultz resigned on July 25, 2018.

The Franklin Police Department asks that all further questions be directed to Kentucky State Police.

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