A Twin Buttes man has been found guilty of several counts of sexual abuse against children.
According to State’s Attorney’s office, 73-year-old Lonnie Dale Spotted Bear molested three girls, all under the age of 12, during a five-year period. Spotted Bear was found to gain access, isolate and individual molest each of the girls.
Also, when Spotted Bear learned that two if his victims told others about the abuse, he attempted to intimidate and influence their guardians.
Spotted Bear was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child, one count of attempted aggravated sexual abuse of a child, and one count of abusive sexual contact with a child.