Record Staff Writer
James Butler, 49, of Artesia, was convicted of one count of criminal sexual penetration of a minor under the age 13, a first-degree felony; two counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor under the age 13, and one count of intimidation and threats against a witness.
The incidents occurred between July 2010 and December 2010. The child was 11 years old at the time of the first incident and 12 at the time of the last. In July, the mother, who was out of town at a conference, received a call from the victim’s younger sister about a fight between Butler and the 11-year-old girl.
When questioned, the victim said that Butler told her Login to read more