A former congressional candidate has been arrested and charged on child sex abuse charges.
According to Newson6, Daniel Edmonds, who ran for Oklahoma's second congressional district seat in 2010, has been charged with three counts of child sexual abuse.
Edmonds reportedly ran for Oklahoma's second congressional district seat in 2010 against Charles Thompson and lost. He was arrested by Okmulgee County sheriff's deputies on Friday.
"We're not gonna tolerate it," Muskogee County Sheriff Rob Frazier said.
"Of course, everyone is innocent until proven guilty. But stuff like this absolutely sickens me. [...] We don't care who you are, we don't care where you come from," Frazier said. "You're not gonna do this to minor children in Muskogee County."
An affidavit reportedly said a child reported that "Daniel began molesting him sometime in 2015."
"It's been going on for a while, and as far as we can tell, lasted all the way up until almost present day. You do not have a right to treat anyone in the manner these minor children have been treated," Frazier said.
The Muskogee County Sheriff's Office is now urging any other victims to come forward with any new information.