Convoy man found competent to stand trial for sex related charges

The court case of a Convoy man, accused of having sexual conduct with a minor, will move forward after he was found mentally competent to stand trial.

39-year-old James Hershberger was ordered to undergo psychological treatment in October, but doctors now say he is able to stand trial on the charges of rape, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, and sexual battery. Judge Terri Kohlrieser set his jury trial for May. Hershberger is a co-defendant of Jay and Christy Holliday.

Convoy man found competent to stand trial for sex related charges

Last week, Jay Holliday was sentenced to 156 years in prison for 24 sex-related charges that involve minors. Hershberger was facing a human trafficking charge when he was arrested in April 2019, before the Allen County Grand Jury indicted him on new charges.

 

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