19-year-old charged with molestation of 12-year-old boy
By Patrick Yost
A 19-year-old Bishop man was arrested and charged with aggravated child molestation on Sunday, Dec. 23.
According to Lt. Mark Williams, Morgan County Sheriff's Office Investigative Division, Stephen Matthew Porter turned himself into authorities at the urging of family members. Porter is charged with the molestation of a 12-year-old boy.
Reports allege that Porter molested the child while the two watched pornographic movies. Reports also allege that Porter came to the Morgan County Detention Center after he was confronted by a family member regarding the alleged activity. Reports state that Porter told the family member that he had molested the child and that “he wanted to turn himself in.”
Porter remained incarcerated at the Morgan County Detention Center on Friday, Dec. 28.
Porter told investigators, reports state, that the alleged molestation took place approximately two weeks ago.
Printed in the January 3, 2013 edition