Tattoo Artist Charged With Tattooing Young Girls Private Parts & Molesting Them!
Published on August 19, 2012
A McDowell County tattoo artist faces multiple child sex charges. 44-year-old Michael Smith is accused of tattooing the private areas of young girls, then molesting them. Investigators say the young girls at the center of this case were under 12-years-old when the abuse began sometime in 2010. The alleged victims are friends of Smith's step-daughter. Police now fear more victims are out there. Smith is being held in the McDowell County Jail on a 20,000 bond.