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Higby faces multiple sexual charges involving girl under age 15

Posted on Monday, August 5, 2013 at 2:50 pm

Danny Lee Higby

Danny Lee Higby

A Troy man has been charged with multiple counts of sexual misconduct with a young girl less than 15 years of age, according to documents filed by the Lincoln County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.

Danny Lee Higby, 55, has been charged with sexual misconduct or attempt with a child (3 cts.); first-degree sodomy; and nine counts of first-degree child molestation. Bond has been set at $500,000 (cash only).

According to probable cause statement, the victim’s mother came home and found her daughter and Higby in bed, he laying on top of her with his pants unzipped. Higby admitted to the mother this had occurred approximately two other times. Higby consented to an interview with a detective from the Troy Police Department.

Those charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.