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Man accused of sexually abusing child enters plea


Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
Issue 03, Volume 18.


RIVERSIDE - A Norco man accused of repeated sexual assaults on a young girl pleaded not guilty today to more than a dozen felony charges and had his bail kept at $1 million.

Elmer Lloyd Thompson, 44, was arrested Dec. 30 following a 10-day search that began after Riverside County sheriff's deputies were alerted to the alleged abuse of a girl in the 4800 block of Roundup Road in Norco.

Thompson is charged with eight counts of lewd acts on a child under 14, as well as two counts each of forcible rape, statutory rape, oral copulation of a minor and forced oral copulation of a child.

He appeared today before Riverside County Superior Court Judge Becky Dugan, who scheduled a felony settlement conference in the case for Jan. 27.

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sheriff's Sgt. Mike Manning, the defendant had been living at a residence where he allegedly "sexually assaulted a child over a several- month period of time."

The alleged acts occurred variously last year between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31, according to a criminal complaint.

The identity of the alleged victim, who is not related to Thompson, was not disclosed.

Manning said the defendant vanished as soon as the alleged abuse was reported on Dec. 20. He was located 10 days later near the downtown Riverside library at Mission Inn Avenue and Orange Street, where he was arrested without incident, the sergeant said.

According to court records, Thompson has prior misdemeanor convictions in Riverside County for spousal abuse and vandalism.

He is being held at the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning.


 

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