Mountain Home man facing child sex charge

MOUNTAIN HOME -- A Mountain Home man is facing a felony sex charge after police say he had illegal sexual contact with a child.

John E. Goodrich was arrested Friday at his home after an investigation by the Mountain Home Police Department. He was booked into the Elmore County Jail on a charge of lewd conduct with a child.

The victim in the case is under the age of 16, according to police.

Officer Melanie Broughton declined to release details about the allegations, citing the ongoing investigation. Goodrich is scheduled for arraignment in Elmore County Tuesday afternoon.

If convicted, he could face up to life in prison.

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