Court documents reveal graphic details of the alleged sexual abuse of the child and won't be repeated here, but include the allegation that Sutton "held her down threatening her with a pistol" during the alleged sexual assaults.

James M. Sutton, 34, of Crocker is facing multiple charges in relation to the alleged molestation of a female child.
According to court documents, the child alleges that the sexual incidents began in July of this year and continued through September until the child told one of her family members about the incidents.
Court documents reveal graphic details of the alleged sexual abuse of the child and won't be repeated here, but include the allegation that Sutton "held her down threatening her with a pistol" during the alleged sexual assaults.
"She went on to explain during these incident(s) Sutton would threaten her with a pistol if she told anyone," The detective in the case wrote in the probable cause statement.
The detective went on to write that the victim said "she was afraid and did what Sutton told her to do."
The probable cause statement said that the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant on Sutton's residence in the Crocker area. During the search, the detective in the case noted in the probable cause statement that a "semi auto-matic pistol matching the description of the pistol" given by the victim was discovered in the "top drawer of his dresser" along with another item described as being used in the course of the alleged sexual assaults.
"While continuing searching the master bedroom on the side table were three large separate pieces of paper with flow charts written in marker. The flow charts read of how much a lawyer would be to go to trial on charges of statutory sodomy and child molestation and the jail sentences if he took a plea deal or not," The detective wrote in the probable cause statement about executing the search warrant at Sutton's residence.
The detective also noted in the probable cause statement that criminal history check of Sutton "revealed a history of domestic battery and aggravated assault charges," prompting the detective to write that he believes "based on the past history of Sutton he is a danger to the victim and the community."
Sutton has been charged with one count of Child Molestation in the first degree, a class B felony for which he could be sentenced to between five and 15 years, if convicted. He has also been charged with Statutory Sodomy in the second degree, a class D felony for which he could be sentenced to between two and seven years, if convicted. The final charge is Endangering the Welfare of a Child in the first degree, a class D felony for which he could receive a sentence between two and seven years, if convicted.
Sutton's bond has been set at $500,000 cash only and the case has been set for an advice of council hearing on December 5 at 9 a.m.