Two men face indecent assault-related charges in separate cases

Christopher L. Nelson, 33, of 218 Seminary St., Jersey Shore, faces numerous charged for having inappropriate contact with a child in the borough last March, Tiadaghton Valley Regional police alleged in court papers filed at the office of District Judge Denise Dieter. Charged with indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor, corrupting the morals of a minor, endangering the welfare of a child and indecent assault, he is free on $50,000 bail.

James N. Lakes, 48, of 130 N. Broad St., Jersey Shore, was arraigned before Dieter on the same charges for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a female minor in the borough on April 1 and again Sept. 10, Tiadaghton Valley Regional police said. He has been jailed in lieu of $99,000 bail.


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