Metropolis man charged with sex crimes

McCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (WJPF) — A 47-year-old Metropolis man has been arrested for sex crimes against an underage girl.

Nathan Anderson was taken into custody Monday in Paducah.

An investigation by Illinois and Kentucky police revealed that Anderson committed several crimes against the teen in several states over a span of fourteen months.

He’s been charged in Kentucky with Third Degree Rape, Third Degree Sodomy, Third Degree Sexual Abuse, and First Degree Unlawful Transaction of a Minor.

More charges in more jurisdictions are expected. It’s believed that Anderson committed similar crimes against the same girl in at least four different states.