Pettis County Deputies have arrested 40-year-old Randall G. Dawson of Marshall following an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by three female juveniles.

A press release from the Pettis County Sheriff's Office says Dawson was subsequently charged and is being held in the Pettis County jail on a $500,000 bond on charges of Statutory rape 1st degree, a felony, two counts of child molestation in the 1st degree, a class “B” felony, and two counts of  statutory sodomy 1st degree, a felony.