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Man charged with sex crimes in Verona

A Monroe County man appeared before a Lee County judge charged with sex crimes against a minor.

Posted: Oct 25, 2017 8:08 AM
Updated: Oct 25, 2017 8:08 AM

VERONA, Miss. (WTVA) – A Monroe County man appeared before a Lee County judge, charged with sex crimes against a minor.

Kenny Bernard Smith, 40, is charged with fondling and sexual assault of a minor. He was arrested Friday, October 20 by Verona police.

Verona Police Chief J.B. Long says he cannot disclose much information due to the fact it’s an ongoing investigation.

On Monday, Smith’s bond was set at $5,000.

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