A Simpson County man was arrested Thursday on multiple sex offenses after an investigation by the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office.

Joshua Michael Hamby, 29, of Franklin, was charged with six counts of first-degree sodomy (victim less than 12 years of age), six counts of incest (victim less than 12 years of age) and four counts of first-degree sexual abuse (victim less than 12 years of age), according to the sheriff’s office.

The charges stem from an investigation that was opened July 20.

Hamby is in Simpson County Detention Center under a $250,000 cash bond.

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