Police news

An Aragon man remained in jail without bail on a pair of charges of child molestation and one for statutory rape.

According to a press release from the Aragon Police Department, Kenneth Alan Sparks, 55, of 3 Grove St., Aragon was arrested after warrants were secured on Thursday for the felony charges. They reported the victim was 6-years-old, and the department conducted an extensive investigation before securing warrants.

Sparks was transported to the Polk County Jail following his arrest without incident.