Man arrested for child sex abuse

Published 2:45 pm Thursday, July 2, 2009

Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man for child sexual abuse.

Gary Daniel Allen was arrested Sunday on three charges of sodomy, one degree of rape and one degree of sexual abuse.

He is being held in the Shelby County Jail on $255,000 bond.

Sheriff’s department spokesperson Capt Ken Burchfield said the suspect had previous relationships with his victims.

Burchfield said he could not reveal any other information about the victims at this time.