A Vale couple faces charges in connection with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old juvenile female, authorities said today.
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Jimmy Dean Black, 34, was charged with statutory rape, incest between near relatives and taking indecent liberties with a minor.
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Patricia Ann Black, 36, was charged with accessory after the fact of all three charges.
Authorities said Jimmy Dean Black is accused of having sex with the juvenile and showing her sexually explicit movies. Patricia Black is charged with knowing about the incidents and not reporting them to law enforcement.
Jimmy Dean Black was being held in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $200,000 secured bond and Patricia Black was being held under a $75,000 secured bond.