Marvin Forcum

Marvin Forcum

Courtesy Olive Branch Police Dept.

Olive Branch Police have announced the arrest of a man charged with child molestation.

A release from the police department reported that Marvin Aaron Forcum, age 43 of Olive Branch, was arrested as part of an investigation covering incidents that have taken place for more than a year.

Police say they have accused Forcum of molesting a juvenile several times since 2016.

His arrest came after Forcum was accused of molesting his 16-year-old stepdaughter.

A complaint was filed to the police department concerning the suspicion of child abuse involving Forcum. It was based on the investigation that warrants were issued and he was taken into custody.

Charges against Forcum include sexual battery, child molestation and dissemination of sexually-oriented materials to persons under the age of 18.

Bond was set at $100,000 on each charge. Police added the investigation is continuing and more charges could be forthcoming in the case.

Bob Bakken is Staff Writer and may be reached at 662-429-6397 ext.

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