Summerville man facing sexual torture, ill-treatment


April 20-SOMERVILLE-According to official and court records, a 76-year-old Somerville man has four counts of sexual abuse of children under the age of 12 and one of sexual torture involving female relatives. Facing the count.

Hugh Wallace Green Senior, 821 Cutoff Road, remained free on Monday with a $ 500,000 bail after being arrested Thursday by Summerville police. An affidavit filed by Summerville police officer Bill Laprad states that Green sexually sexually abuses children under the age of 12 at or near a cut-off road dwelling between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2015. Claimed to have abused.

On February 22, parents reported that their two daughters had disclosed to the therapist about sexual abuse, according to an affidavit.

According to the affidavit, the therapist contacted the Morgan County Human Resources Department about the alleged case, and DHR was planning a forensic interview at Decatur’s Morgan County Child Advocacy Center.

During an interview, the alleged victim stated that Green had touched her genitals and chest during her weekend home visit, according to an affidavit signed before Judge Jennifer Howell on April 1. It was.

Keith Hornbuckle, police chief of Summerville, said there were two young female victims. “The investigation is ongoing and more charges may come. It may cause the grand jury to decide on them,” he said.

The FBI’s North Alabama Violent Crime Task Force and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation.

According to Hornbuckle, Green had a large number of guns in his residence.

“During the investigation, there was a allegation that Green had multiple weapons in his residence, and due to the seriousness of the alleged crime, I decided to have the Task Force assist in surveillance and arrest of Green. I decided, “said Hornbuckle.

Sexual torture is a class A felony punished for life imprisonment. Sexual abuse of children under the age of 12 is a class B felony and can result in up to 20 years in prison.

According to prison records, Green was released from county prison on Thursday at 9:02 pm, hours after being put in jail. He used Decatur’s Three Sisters Bonding as a $ 500,000 bail bail company.

Howell said Green is out of contact with the victim and must be at least 500 feet away from the victim. All firearms will be removed from the dwelling. If you change your address during the bond, you will need to notify the circuit clerk.

Green’s lawyer was not listed in court records.

Morgan County District Attorney Scott Anderson declined comments Monday afternoon.

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