Related News: Brazil arrests US sect leader wanted on sex charges

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Brazilian authorities said Saturday they arrested a self-professed minister put on a U.S. most-wanted list for allegedly molesting two girls in a “Maidens Group” at his religious fellowship in rural Minnesota.

A statement posted on the website of the Public Security Secretariat for the Rio Grande do Norte state government reported the arrest of Victor Arden Barnard, 53. The U.S. Marshals Service also confirmed the arrest in a statement.

The Brazilian statement said police captured Barnard late Friday in an apartment near a paradisiacal white-sand beach in northeastern Brazil. He was being held in the city of Natal to await extradition to face charges in the U.S.

Bernard, who faces 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct, was on the most-wanted list of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Related News: 80-year-old man gets 10 years for child molestation

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An 80-year-old Dothan man received a 10-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to molesting a 7-year-old Ozark girl.

Assistant Houston County District Attorney Banks Smith said Devon Burlingham, of South Appletree Street, pleaded guilty to a felony sex abuse of a child under the age of 12 charge. As part of the plea agreement Burlingham received a 10-year prison sentence.

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Related News: Man gets 12 years for molesting 8-year-old girl

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A Houston County judge recently sentenced a man to 12 years in prison for molesting an 8-year-old girl.

Assistant Houston County District Attorney Patrick Amason said Circuit Court Judge Kevin Moulton gave 24-year-old Lorenzo Chitay the sentence last week after he pleaded guilty to a felony sex abuse of a child under the age of 12 charge.

Source: Dothan Eagle

Related News: Columbia man found guilty of molesting girl

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A Houston County jury convicted a Columbia man on Thursday of repeatedly molesting a girl over a six-to-eight-year period.

Assistant Houston County District Attorney Kristen Shields said the jury found 40-year-old Todd Whitehead guilty of multiple felony sexual assault charges, which included rape, sex abuse and incest.

Shields said sheriff’s deputies took Whitehead into custody after the guilty verdict. He’d previously been released on bail.

Source: Dothan Eagle

Related News: Man gets 20 years for molesting sisters

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A Dothan man received a 20-year prison sentence on Tuesday for molesting two young girls.

Court records show Circuit Court Judge Brad Mendheim sentenced 37-year-old James Roscoe Windham to a 20-year sentence for each of his four felony sex abuse of a child less than 12 convictions.

Source: Dothan Eagle