A Louisville man charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a child pleaded not guilty when he was arraigned on Monday in Shelby County Circuit Court.
Jose A. Rodriguez, 23, of Louisville, who was indicted in December, was given a court date of March 19 for pretrial conference.
Rodriguez was indicted Dec. 21 by a Shelby County Grand Jury for first-degree sexual abuse of a child under 12 years old.
His case was assigned to public defender Ashley Bailey.
The indictment report said that the offense happened in 2007 in Shelby County.