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Shelby County man charged with nearly 100 sex acts with a child

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Shannon Simonton (Photo courtesy of Louisville Metro Corrections) Shannon Simonton (Photo courtesy of Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Charged with nearly 100 sex acts with a child.

36-year-old Shannon Simonton was arraigned in a Jefferson County courtroom Saturday morning. 

Simonton faces hundreds of charges, including 96 counts of use of a minor for sexual performance and first degree sexual assault. 

The crimes allegedly took place over a two-year period. 

Simonton was taken into custody in Louisville, but his arrest warrant came from the Shelbyville Police Department.

He will be sent back to Shelby County where his bond will be set.

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