Gladewater man found guilty of indecency with a child - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Gladewater man found guilty of indecency with a child

Posted: Updated:

UPSHUR COUNTY (KYTX) - An Upshur County jury found John Anthony Adams, 51, of Gladewater guilty of two counts of indecency with a child Tuesday.

The maximum sentence for each count was given for 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. The defendant will not become eligible for parole until he serves at least 10 years in prison, according to a press release.

On Nov. 17, 2011, Adams was acting as a babysitter for a child and her younger brother. Adams knew the child because she was related to him, the release said. At naptime, he reached under the girls pants and shirt and touched her multiple times.

The child later told her mother what had happened, and an investigation was launched.

Adams is also wanted in Kentucky for bigamy and felony failure to appear charges. These charges remain open.

Powered by WorldNow

2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.