LONDON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Three individuals were arrested by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.

At around 8:39 p.m. on Wednesday, Laurel County detectives arrested Joseph Baughman, Angus Cottone, and Melissa Nalley off Corn Cemetary Road after investigating allegations of child abuse.

According to their arrest records:

  • Baughman, 38, was charged with two counts of second-degree assault, first-degree sodomy, and first-degree criminal abuse.
  • Cottone, 30, was charged with first-degree sodomy.
  • Nalley, 37, was charged with first-degree criminal abuse.

All three individuals are lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.