touching a child for lustful purposes

Lucedale man charged in sexual abuse of a child case

George County Sheriff's Department have arrested a Lucedale man in a case regarding the sexual abuse of a child. Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of possible sexual abuse of a child on Monday night in the area of Walters…

Dad testifies at Sergio Sandoval’s trial

A father says he first thought bullies were behind his daughter’s hesitation to ride the school bus when she was 8 years old. Instead, she told him she was being sexually abused by the bus driver. The girl’s father testified…

Arrested for touching a child for lustful purposes

A Harrison County man is behind bars after he’s accused of child molestation. Zachariah Walburn was booked into the Harrison County Adult Detention Center and is facing a felony charge of touching a child for lustful purposes. A 13-year-old girl…

Appeals court upholds sexual abuse verdict of former coach

A state appeals court says it won’t overturn the conviction of a former Mississippi high school basketball coach for molesting a player. The Mississippi Court of Appeals ruled today that Leslie Dewitt’s convictions for touching a child for lustful purposes…

Man charged with exploitation of a child

Forty-one year-old George Ramp Jr. pled guilty to three counts of exploitation of a child and two counts of touching a child for lustful purposes. The events in question occurred between May 27th, 2015 and May 31st, 2015. Ramp briefly…

Guilty of molesting a child

A Jackson County jury finds a man guilty of touching a child for lustful purposes. According to the District Attorney’s Office, 26-year-old Darnell Marion was found guilty after a two day trial and sentenced to 15 years in the MDOC…