Police: Mississippi man jailed amid molest accusations

Booking photo of Kenneth Alford (Photo Courtesy Johnson County PD)

GREENWOOD, Ind. (WISH) – A man from Mississippi was charged with two counts of child molesting. According to police, the man inappropriately touched two girls from Greenwood.

Police arrested 50-year-old Kenneth Alford, of Poplarville, Mississippi, on a warrant Thursday, according to 24-Hour News 8’s news partners at the Daily Journal. Police say the warrant was from an incident that happened in September.

On Sept. 19 police responded to a report that Alford inappropriately touched two girls, ages 11 and 10. The mother reported the incident.

Police say while Alford was at the home overnight he took pictures of the one of the girls. A police report said he also touched the girl’s chest and stomach over her clothes. Alford then pulled down the girls pants and touched her.

Alford was taken to the Johnson County Jail.

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