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Absent Man Convicted of Molesting

(La Porte, IN) - Authorities are looking for a man who was found guilty of child molesting yesterday in La Porte Circuit Court.  David Powers, II, 50, was convicted by a jury of two Level 1 Felony counts and two Level 4 Felony counts.


According to court documents, he molested the 12 year old daughter of his girlfriend.  The man and woman met on an internet dating site.


Powers was in court last week for a hearing but never showed up for trial.  The trial was held anyway and a bench warrant is out for his arrest..


Powers lives in the Lake Station area.

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