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Thomas King Sims guilty of Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor and Sexual Battery
October 12, 2007

Press Release For Immediate Release October 12, 2007

A Butler County jury found forty-one year old Thomas King Sims guilty of Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor and Sexual Battery today. Sims engaged in sexual intercourse with an intoxicated fifteen year old female at her West Chester, residence. P.O. Gary Gabbard of the West Chester Police Department investigated the case. Sims will be sentenced by the Honorable Judge Michael Sage on November 21, 2007. He faces the possibility of ten years in prison.

Prosecutor Piper stated "Our Child Assault Task Force zealously pursues sexual crimes against minors. Some adults look for ways to betray trust for the purposes of their own lust hurting innocent victims. These crimes happen in all segments of society and the damage these crimes do can never be taken back. We are thankful to the jury for it's verdict, other young people will be protected by this person being incarcerated. "

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