Lima man indicted for having sexual contact with 12-year-old sentenced to prison

A Lima man has been sentenced to prison after being indicted by the Allen County Grand Jury.

Tyree Watson was sentenced to five years to a maximum of seven and a half years in prison. Watson was originally indicted by the Allen County Grand Jury on one count of rape, one count of gross sexual imposition, and having a weapon under disability.

Lima man indicted for having sexual contact with 12-year-old sentenced to prison

According to the indictment, the sex-related offenses happened between July and August of 2021.

Watson previously plead guilty to an amended charge of attempted rape and having weapons under disability. As part of the plea deal, the gross sexual imposition count was dropped.

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