Richmond Man Allegedly Sexually Abuses 14 Year Old, Forces them to Watch Pornography

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Berea police arrested 55-year-old Samuel Ratliff of Richmond Tuesday afternoon on three counts of second-degree rape (no force), second-degree sodomy, distribution of obscene matter to minors and five counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

According to the warrant, between Feb. 1 and March 8, Ratliff allegedly engaged in multiple types of sexual activity with a juvenile younger than 14, and also allegedly forced the victim to watch pornography. He is lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.