90-year-old Belmont County Man Arrested for Sex Crimes


A 90-year-old Belmont County man has been arrested for sex crimes against a minor.

James Childers of Neffs, OH has been charged with importuning. It’s a serious felony charge that involves the solicitation of a minor for sexual purposes. Penalties often involves prison time. Details are not being released at this time to protect the victim.

“We are not going to tolerate it nor would any law enforcement in any state. So we will be, you know, vigilant an that also and work at getting these people off the street and to protect the victim,” says Chief Deputy James Zusack.

Childers is bring held in the Belmont County Jail.

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