A Rossville man has been accused of molesting an 8-year-old in Dade County.

According to Dade County Sheriff’s Department reports:

Joel Howard Pugh, 35, of Schmitt Road, was arrested Monday for molesting a child last month in Dade. He was charged with child molestation and aggravated sodomy and booked into the Dade County jail.

Pugh is accused of molesting a boy, who was taken to the hospital after he told his parents about the incident, which occurred June 26.

Pugh was arrested by Dade sheriff’s detectives Nathan Lee and Kristy Cole and Rossville police detective Dave Scroggins on Monday at 5:20 p.m.

Walker County Messenger