Police arrested a 20-year-old for a variety of charges stemming from a string of incidents where he shot passersby and other vehicles from a car with a BB gun. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Police arrested a 20-year-old for a variety of charges stemming from a string of incidents where he shot passersby and other vehicles from a car with a BB gun. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Local man arrested on sex abuse charges

Report was made on Wednesday, a Thursday arrest followed.

A Juneau man was arrested Thursday morning on sexual abuse of a minor charges, Juneau Police Department announced.

Steven Kale Littlefield, 30, was arrested on charges of two counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor, an unclassified felony, according to police. Littlefield was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

The arrest follows a Wednesday evening report that a 30-year-old man had been sexually abusing two girls younger than 16 who were known to the suspect, according to police. It was reported the abuse had been ongoing over the past several years.

Littlefield appeared in court on Friday morning. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 18, according to court records.

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