Man held on bail for assaulting young girl
by Nick Delgado
Guam - 52-year-old Lenard James Parker is being held on a half-million dollars cash bail, accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl starting since she was 7 years old. She is now 11.
The girl reported to police that the abuse began when she visited parker in Texas and it continued when she moved to Guam to live with him in 2008. Parker is accused of sexually assaulting the female minor three times a day on the weekends and whenever she was not at school. Court documents detail how parker would molest the girl and force her to perform sexual acts.
He is also accused of forcing her to lie to police about her legal guardian abusing her. Parker is denying the allegations and is scheduled to appear in court on December 6 for a preliminary hearing.