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Posted on: December 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] APD Arrests 3 Men for Child Sex Crimes

SVU Arrests 3

The Abilene Police Department Special Victim Unit detectives arrested two males following an investigation of a sexual assault of a child. 30-year-old Eugene Dwight Thomas, was charged with Second Degree Felony Sexual Assault of a Child. 27-year-old Javonte R. James is charged with Second Degree Felony Sexual Assault of a Child. Bond for each suspect was set at $52,000. These two arrests stem from the same investigation. 


In a separate investigation, SVU Detectives arrested 31-year-old Christopher Lance Norris and charged him with First Degree Felony Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child. Bond for Norris was set at $75,000. This investigation is ongoing


Child Protective Services assists APD in the investigations of crimes against children. Due to the nature of the crimes and the age of the victims, no further information may be released.






Rick Tomlin

Public Information Coordinator 

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