Timothy Double was charged with three counts of sexual abuse in the second degree and three counts of sexual abuse by a parent or custodian. Anthony Double was charged with two counts of incest and two counts of sexual assault in the third degree.
Bond for each man was set at $150,000.
The arrests stemmed from an incident that took place in February. According to Sgt. E.B. Starcher of the Mason County Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, on Feb. 15, Trooper S.C. Allen began investigating a complaint that he received from Anthony Double’s probation officer, Lori James.
The complaint indicated possible sexual contact between Anthony Double and the victim. Also, on Feb. 15 in a recorded audio statement Double told Allen that he had sexually assaulted the victim on two occasions. Double also reported that the assault took place at 7747 16 Mile Creek Drive in Southside.
Later, on March 7, Allen sat in on an interview that was conducted between the victim and Marin Runyon of CAMC Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Charleston. Also, on March 7, in a recorded audio statement to Allen, Anthony Double admitted to sexually abusing the victim on three occasions.