Robert James, Sr. Pleads Guilty in Child Molestation Case

Robert J. James, Sr., 35, of New Albany, plead guilty to four counts of sexual abuse on December 2, 2009 in Floyd Superior Court No. 3. James entered his plea pursuant to an agreement that specified a sentence of 40 years to serve with the Indiana Department of Corrections.

James was originally charged with nine counts of sexual abuse including Child Molestation, a Class A Felony; Vicarious Sexual Conduct, a Class B Felony; and Child Molestation, a Class C Felony. A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for December 30, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. The defendant was represented by Robert Colone, public defender, and the State of Indiana was represented by Matthew Ely, deputy prosecutor.

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