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Accused molester faces trial

Friday, November 21, 2008

A trial date for a Greencastle man facing six Class A felony charges of child molestation was set Thursday in Putnam County Circuit Court.

Terrell L. Britton, 52, will be in court March 28 should he and his court-appointed attorney, James Recker, decide to take the matter to trial. Judge Matthew Headley set Britton's final pretrial conference for Feb. 26.

In addition to the six Class A felonies, Britton is also charged with two counts of Class B felony criminal sexual conduct with a minor, two class D felony counts of child solicitation, Class D felony dissemination of matter harmful to a minor, Class D felony performing sexual conduct in the presence of a minor and Class A misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.

An investigation into Britton's possible criminal activity began on May 15, court records said.

Britton's alleged victims are several minors, both males and females. He is accused of several deviant acts, including performing and receiving oral sex, watching sex acts between the victims take place, showing pornographic movies to minors, intercourse with minors.

One of the victims said he had engaged in sexual encounters with Britton "on more occasions than he can remember," court records said. The acts are alleged to have occurred between November 2007 and May 2008.

Britton was arrested in June. His bond was set at $100,000 cash only, and he has been in jail since his arrest.

At his initial hearing, Britton pled not guilty to all charges.

Class A felonies are punishable by up to 50 years in prison; Class B felonies carry a 20-year maximum; and Class D felonies are punishable by up to three years.

Britton has no prior criminal history in Putnam County.

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What makes you laugh also makes you cry! Isn't that right? YOU said it.You also said Remember what you say cause it could come back to bite you, and also remember that swords do cut both ways..Just remember what harm he has done to these underage kids,both male and female, ""underage kids"". Also to his sister I hope you are enjoying the truck that my Mother bought. When you start that truck remember that was the transportation that he used to commit the crimes, to transfer them back and forth to his house of horrors. Have fun with that truck, your just as sick as your brother!!! Britton has no other prior criminal history in Putnam County, but I can tell you other counties are investigating him that I promise and know for sure...

-- Posted by sadandmad on Fri, Nov 21, 2008, at 9:28 AM

If true beyond the shadow of a doubt, execute him.

-- Posted by localman on Sat, Nov 22, 2008, at 4:40 PM

To Execute him would be to easy and FINAL., He deserves to pay for what he has done. He needs to be in prison for LIFE!! Then he could face all the people that hate baby rapers, which is everyone except baby rapers. Death is to final,he desrves to be treated the exact same way. Thank You for agreeing, but anyone in their right mind would. Thank You again..The Family of the Victims...

-- Posted by sadandmad on Sat, Nov 22, 2008, at 7:12 PM

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