West U Indecency Trial to Start in January

September 20, 2011

The jury trial for a West U man who is charged with indecency with a child is scheduled to begin in January.

The 60-year-old Milton Street resident allegedly sexually assaulted his now 17-year-old granddaughter when she was between the ages of 6 and 9, West U police said. He turned himself in on Sept. 9, 2010.

InstantNewsWestU is not using the name of the suspect in order to maintain the privacy of the victim.

The man was charged with three counts of indecency with a child, according to documents on file with the Harris County District Clerk’s office.

The West U man has medical issues and was given the chance to arrange bail ahead of time, police said.

He was released from jail last September after posting a $90,000 bond.

The resident also has a criminal background including burglary with intent-theft, public lewdness, criminal mischief and driving while intoxicated, according to public documents.

If the man is convicted, he will have to register as a sex offender, police said.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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