Sergeant accused of attempted indecency with child

August 18, 2008 2:07:07 PM PDT
A patrol sergeant with the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office is out on bond after being arrested on a charge of attempted indecency with a child. Charles Bankston, Jr., 38, is accused of inappropriately touching a 15-year-old girl. He was booked on Friday evening, posted a $7,500 bond and was reportedly released 20 minutes later.

Bankston reportedly resigned his position from the sheriff's office while he was being taken into custody.

Attempted indecency with a child by contact is a third-degree felony. If convicted, Bankston faces up to 10 years in prison.

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