Couple charged with sexual abuse of child

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By Linda Ireland

A Hodgenville couple is facing charges of sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl.
According to arrest citations, Anthony Wayne Fitts, 35, was charged Oct. 4 with first-degree sexual abuse and unlawful transaction with a minor for allegedly touching a juvenile in an inappropriate manner.
His wife, Sharon Ann Fitts, 34, is charged with complicity, first-degree sexual abuse; complicity, unlawful transaction with a minor; and endangering the welfare of a minor. The arrest citation claims she was aware of the alleged abuse.
They were lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center. Bond for each was set at $50,000 cash and no contact with alleged victim.
Preliminary hearing for Sharon Ann Fitts is Oct. 12 in LaRue District Court. Preliminary hearing for Anthony Fitts is Nov. 2.
LaRue Deputy Matt Darst investigated the complaint in conjunction with Social Services.