Jailed Latimer County sheriff still under investigation

Sunday, November 14th 2004, 4:22 pm
By: News On 6

An Oklahoma sheriff accused of sexual assault, faces more felony charges including arson.

Latimer County Sheriff Melvin Holly is held without bail in the Muskogee County jail. He's accused of sexually assaulting female inmates and employees.

FBI agents have reportedly told other law enforcement officials they expect to file new charges in connection with a fire that destroyed Holly's home last year.

There are other reports Holly could be charged with fraud, arson, and illegally selling guns across state lines.