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Alleged Child Sex Offender Faces Judge

(La Porte, IN) - A La Porte man could be looking at significant prison time.  61-year old James King is charged with child molesting, child exploitation and possession of child pornography.


According to authorities, the victim in each case was the same girl.  She was seven years old when the activity started.  It stopped two years later.  King allegedly fondled the girl.  Police said he also had her take naked pictures of herself and send those images to him electronically.


He made his initial appearance today before La Porte Circuit Court Judge Tom Alevizos.  King was being held in the La Porte County Jail on $20,000 bond.

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