Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

March 20, 2014

Man accused of lewd touching

TAHLEQUAH — Prosecutors have charged a Tahlequah man who allegedly touched an 11-year-old girl inappropriately.

Jason E. Foreman, 33, is accused of lewd or indecent acts to a child under age 12 and child sexual abuse.

Foreman allegedly abused the girl between March 2011 and March 2014. The abuse was investigated by the Tahlequah Police Department’s detectives, according to court documents.

Foreman is jailed in Cherokee County with a $35,000 bond.

Lewd or indecent acts to a child under 12 is punishable by not less than 25 years in prison, and child sexual abuse is punishable by up to life in prison.

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