Three arrested on child sex abuse charges

LEWISTON - Three area men have been arrested on multiple child sex abuse charges.

Garfield County Sheriff Ben Keller said a Pomeroy father and son, Michael and Charlie Hopkins, were arrested late last week on charges of first degree incest, second degree rape of a child and second degree child molestation. They were being held in the Garfield County jail a $250,000 bonds.

He said a third suspect, Delane Hopkins, was arrested on Monday in Asotin County and is also facing two counts of third degree child molestation and two counts of second degree incest related to the same alleged victim.

He is in the Asotin County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

Keller said the alleged victim is a female child.