Stories tagged with: Emmons

March 28, 2011 - 11:50am
5 years 22 weeks ago

A local man was sentenced to life in prison on rape charges Monday morning. 40-year-old James Emmons Jr. of Sonora appeared before Judge Mark Fleegle and was facing 16 counts of rape in connection with incidents involving a nine-year-old girl between February of 2005 and November of 2010. Judge Fleegle sentenced Emmons to life in prison with a chance for parole after 35 years. The Judge also classified Emmons as a Tier III sex offender which means he will have to report to law...

February 18, 2011 - 1:13pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

A Sonora man who originally pleaded not guilty to 48 sex related charges appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Friday. Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Ron Welch says 40-year-old James Emmons Jr. plead guilty to 41 charges including gross sexual imposition, rape, sexual battery and attempted rape. The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office says the incidents – which involved a nine-year-old girl – started in February of 2005 and continued until...

January 19, 2011 - 6:55pm
5 years 31 weeks ago

A Sonora man plead not guilty to 48 sex-related charges.

40-year-old James C. Emmons, Jr. appeared before Judge Kelly Cottrill in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday for his arraignment hearing. Emmons plead not guilty to a variety of charges including gross sexual imposition, rape, attempted rape, and sexual battery.

The procecutor's office says the incidents began in February of 2005 with a victim who was nine-years-old and continued until November of 2010.


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