Brandon Bass, 32, was arrested on Tuesday, July 3, and has been charged with one count of indecent liberties with a child.

According to Ford County Attorney Kevin Salzman, indecent liberties with a child is a severity level 5 person felony.

"If convicted, the defendant could be sentenced to a term of confinement with the Kansas Department of Corrections for up to 136 months and/or a fine of up to $300,000," Salzman said.

Details in what led to the arrest of Bass have not been released.

Bass first appearance in Ford County District Court was held on Thursday.

"The next hearing would be a docket preliminary hearing and would be scheduled within 14 days of Thursday’s date," Salzman said.

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