Kentucky State Police arrested Howard D. Oakley, 44 years old, of Hardin, yesterday after an investigation by Trooper Brian Duvall. The investigation revealed that Oakley, who was a rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Service, had allegedly gone into a residence on his mail route and made inappropriate sexual contact with the resident. An arrest warrant was issued charging Mr. Oakley with Sexual Abuse 3rd degree. Mr. Oakley was lodged in the Marshall County Detention Center on a $2,500 cash bond. Trooper Duvall was assisted by Postal Inspector Andrew Zeman with the United States Postal Service. Trooper Duvall's investigation continues.