Terre Haute man accused of molesting young girl for around 10 years, getting her pregnant at age 13

53-year-old James Stewart was charged with three counts of child molestation.

Posted: Jun 6, 2019 3:23 PM
Updated: Jun 7, 2019 12:46 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man is in jail for impregnating a 13-year-old girl.

53-year-old James Stewart was charged with three counts of child molestation.

According to court documents, the abuse began when the victim was just three-years-old.

The female victim told police it happened while Stewart was watching her.

The pregnancy has since been terminated.

Stewart appeared in court on Thursday morning.

A jury trial is set for October 22.

Stewart remains behind bars on $50,000 bond.

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