Knox County Man Arrested After Having Sex With Underage Babysitter

Kentucky State Police investigators say a man in Knox County hired an underage teenage babysitter and had sex with her. They say 32 year old James McCafferty of Indian Creek, admitted to the assault. McCafferty told police he met the girl during the NIBROC festival and offered her a job as a babysitter. The girl accepted the job and during her second day babysitting, McCafferty said they watched a movie and had sex. The girl said she was contacted several times by McCafferty and she repeatedly ignored his requests to go back. She eventually told her mother, who called KSP. McCafferty is charged with third degree rape, third degree sodomy, and first degree sexual abuse. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

James McCafferty