Holmes County man confessed to sexually abusing minor for 12 years

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HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. (WDHN) — The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Bonifay man Tuesday in a sex abuse investigation.

The sheriff’s office alleged that Benjamin Andrew Martin, 55, repeatedly sexually abused a minor since they were 4 years old. The abuse reportedly happened over a period of 12 years.

Martin confessed to these crimes and was booked into the Holmes County Jail for sexual battery on a victim under the age of 12.

The sheriff’s office was helped in the investigations by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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