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January 28th, 2024
Boy Scout volunteer, David Lee Nelson, 41, of Redmond, Wash. admitted to hiding cameras in S Bar F Scout Ranch bathrooms and pleaded guilty to two counts of production of child pornography and two counts of attempted production of child pornography.  The charges carry a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in prison, followed by a term of supervised release of up to life.

January 6th, 2024
A Midland man pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with three children under 13, admitting he did it for his own sexual gratification between 2010 and 2023. Brandon Saylor, 44, who was a Living Word Church volunteer, is set for sentencing at 2 p.m. April 4 in Midland County Circuit Court. He was originally charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct (two with relationship) and three counts of accosting children for immoral purposes. Six of the charges were dismissed.

November 22nd, 2023
A survivor of sexual abuse from a former Clearwater County Sheriff’s deputy and Bagley school resource officer is sharing his story to help protect others. Lincoln Singh, who is now 19 years old, sat down with Lakeland News recently to talk about his experiences with ex-deputy Neil Dolan, who pleaded guilty last week to counts of first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually abusing three Bagley students in his school office between 2016 and 2019. Dolan is scheduled to be sentenced on May 10th. "He would stand over me and would place his hand on his hip,...

November 17th, 2023
- Sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in state prison for sexually abusing a 15-year-old camper - Engaged in a sexual relationship with a camper at Boy Scouts of America Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco in Hardwick Township back in 2011 - Engaged in various sexual acts with the minor while working the medical tent at the camp - Skeele pleaded guilty to criminal sexual contact. This charge was tacked on to federal child porn charges in 2020. He is currently serving a federal prison sentence for distributing child sexual abuse material.

September 15th, 2023
- A former volunteer at a York, S.C., church has been sentenced to eight months in prison after pleading guilty to improperly touching a child while at church in 2021, according to court records and prosecutors. - Ira James Summerlin, 77, of York, pleaded guilty in York County criminal court Wednesday to third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, said prosecutor Misti Shelton, 16th Circuit assistant deputy solicitor. The crime happened in late January 2021 at Central Baptist Church where Summerlin was a volunteer in a childrens program, Shelton said. The church banned Summerlin from church property after...