Donald Ray James is accused of inappropriately touching a 10-year-old girl with whom he was acquainted.
According to court documents, the victim told family members about the abuse and, in an interview with the child safety center, said James also had sexually explicit photographs of her on his cell phone.
The victim said the abuse had been occurring from the time she was eight-years-old.
Washington county investigators issued a warrant for James' arrest on Wednesday, August 28
He was booked into the Washington County Detention Center Friday afternoon where he remains with $20,000 bond set.