Arrest made in child indecency case after allegations surface15 years later

Nacogdoches Sheriff's Office:

NACOGDOCHES CO. (KYTX) - The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office has arrested a Nacogdoches man for Indecency with a child. Sheriff Bridges stated that this case occurred about 15 years ago when the child was younger than 10 years of age. The victim made an outcry and law enforcement was notified, which started an investigation.

An Investigator with the Nacogdoches county sheriff office conducted an interview with the suspect about the allegations of the crime. The suspect at the time was a family member to the victim, in which he stayed at the victim's residence for several years. The sheriff office is investigating that the suspect inappropriately touched the child several times over a course of a three year period. The suspect has given investigators a written confession to the crimes that occurred during this time.

After the confession, the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office obtained a warrant for the arrest of James Charles Perkins 47 years of age for Indecency with a child a 2nd felony. He was booked into the Nacogdoches county jail on Monday and bond was set at $25,000 dollars.

 


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