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Man, woman arrested on child sexual assault charges

HOUSTON CO., July 8, 2013--On July 3, Charles Bennett, age 62, and Sheila Bennett , age 49,  were arrested on charges of Sexual Assault of a Child, a 2nd Degree Felony, and Sheila Bennett was also arrested on the charge of Prohibited Sexual Conduct, a 3rd degree felony.  Charles was arrested on the Prohibited Sexual Conduct May 16, 2013.

The arrests came during an investigation being conducted by the Houston County Sheriff’s Office.  This case is still under investigation and no other details are being released at this time.

Bond was set at $30,000 for the Sexual Assault of Child charges and $20,000 for the Prohibited Sexual Conduct.  Both are still incarcerated at this time.


An arrest does not mean that the individual or individuals have been convicted of the alleged violation, unless otherwise noted. Individuals are innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.


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