The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department has charged a local man with lustful touching of a child and felon in possession of a weapon.
Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun said 46-year-old Willie Roger Starks of 6869 Russell Topton Road in Toomsuba was charged after an investigation that started Monday night.
Calhoun said deputies were contacted by personnel at a Meridian emergency room after a 15-year-old female was treated there.
Bond on both charges totaled $15,000.
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