23-year-old arrested for sexual battery of 2-year-old

Source: D'Iberville Police Department, Michael Kevin Bradley
Source: D'Iberville Police Department, Michael Kevin Bradley

By: WLOX Staff

D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - D'Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne has released information on the arrest of 23-year-old Michael Kevin Bradley of Ocean Springs on charges of Sexual Battery of a Child.

Bradley was arrested and is being held on a $150,000.00 bond set by Harrison County Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.

Captain Keith Davis of the Criminal Investigations Division said the arrest stemmed from an investigation initiated when police responded to a local hospital where a 2-year-old child was being treated.

During the investigation, information suggested the child had been sexually assaulted. Captain Davis said Bradley was associated with the victim through marriage and the assault took place at a D'Iberville apartment complex where Bradley babysat the victim.

Investigators believe the incident took place on Thursday, August 27, 2009. This case is still under investigation. However, no further arrests are anticipated, according to Davis. The victim was released from the hospital and in "good spirits."

The police department seeks the assistance of the community for any information about criminal activity in the D'Iberville community. Please contact the Police Department at 228-396-4252 or Crime Stoppers. Callers can remain anonymous.

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