Davis Man Charged with Sexual Abuse

A Davis man has been charged with Sexual Abuse first degree, a felony; Child Neglect with risk of injury, a felony; and one count contributing alcohol to a minor, a misdemeanor.

BrianCraft3814554On Monday, May 26, Brian Anthony Craft, 38, of Davis, allegedly gave a 15 year old female juvenile five white pills that the defendant advised was tramadol, a prescription pain medication, after giving her large amounts of liquor, namely Vodka.

The victim advised that the defendant also allegedly handed her marijuana and had her smoke it. The victim advised that she got to a state where she did not know what was going on, and the defendant forcibly and repeatedly kissed her on the mouth and used his hand to fondle her buttocks.

The victim advised that the defendant allegedly wanted to have sexual intercourse, and after being told to stop, he continued to forcibly kiss and fondle her. The victim said she yelled for help and the other residence did not come to help her.

The juvenile allegedly reached a point of unconsciousness and does not remember anything else at the defendant’s residence. She was carried to her residence where she was delivered to her mother in a semi-conscious state.

Craft has been charged with two felonies and was arrested by Cpl. D.W. Burge, of the Parsons Detachment of the West Virginia State Police. He is in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail on a $40,500 cash only bond.


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