A 68-year-old Monroe man faces 30 more felony sex charges involving victims dating to the mid-1970s, the Union County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
Sidney Gary Helms has been in jail since deputies arrested him on April 24 on more than 20 felony charges involving two victims.
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The original charges involved recent allegations of inappropriate contact with a pre-teen and with a victim in the 1980s, according to the sheriff’s office.
The new charges involve two more victims and incidents from the mid-1970s to the 1980s, investigators said. The new charges include first- and second-degree rape, crimes against nature, indecent liberties with a child and second-degree sex offense.