Opening statements in molest case set for Monday |

Opening statements in molest case set for Monday

Opening statements are expected Monday morning in a multi-victim molestation trial.

Robert Lewis Taylor is facing one count of continuous sexual abuse, four counts of lewd acts on a child, one count of sexual battery by restraint and four counts of child molestation involving three girls, one of whom said she was 11 at the time.

E.H., the first alleged victim to come forward, is deaf and developmentally disabled, according to court testimony. Taylor was her mother’s boyfriend at the time of the alleged incidents. The girl said the molestation started when she was 15 or 16, and had gone on until 2013.

The second alleged victim, J.L., reported two incidents, one when she was 13 years old and one when she was about 15.

The third alleged victim, H.G., came forward in February of this year, and said her mother had dated Taylor for about two years.

Taylor’s trial is expected to last two weeks in Dept. 6 of Nevada County Superior Court.

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