A Shelby County Grand Jury has indicted James Robert Chesher Jr. for first-degree sexual abuse of a child under 12 years old.
The indictment says that the incident happened on Dec. 28, 2011, in Shelby County, when Chesher allegedly subjected the child to sexual contact.
He was arrested the next day.
The arrest report by Shelbyville Police says that Chesher, 74, of Zelkova Drive in Shelbyville made a taped statement to police that he had touched the child’s genitals and placed her hand on his. The report said the child was a family member.