Springfield man arrested on sex charges

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Charges added for indictment

UPDATE: According to court records, all sex-abuse related charges issued against Samuel D. Longacre were dismissed in 2016.

UPDATE: Samuel D. Longacre was indicted Nov. 4 on charges of incest — forcible compulsion/incapable of consent, third-degree sodomy, first-degree sexual abuse and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

Bail was set at $50,000 cash, plus conditions. He was set to be arraigned in court Nov. 19.

A 26-year-old Springfield man was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of third-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse.

According to arrest records, Samuel D. Longacre is accused of fondling and performing sexual acts on a juvenile while she was under the influence of a sedative and unable to stop it. The act reportedly occurred in July.

Longacre has a minor criminal history in Nelson, Washington and Jefferson Counties including assault, theft and drug possession.