Princeton man charged with sexual assault, sexual abuse involving two boys

News
handcuffs mgn_1520013945673.JPG.jpg

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) — A Mercer County man is facing numerous charges stemming from alleged sexual assault and abuse on two boys.

According to court documents, West Virginia State Police witnessed an interview at Child Protect of Mercer County with two victims, a 16-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy. They both claimed 64-year-old Frankie Dale Belcher sexually assaulted them multiple times.

The 16-year-old said after buying him a dirtbike, Belcher allegedly targeted him, then sexually assaulted and abused him.

The 15-year-old victim said Belcher also performed sexual acts on him. He claimed Belcher bribed him with expensive gifts in exchange for sexual favors.

When brought in for questioning, troopers said Belcher admitted to the crimes.

Belcher faces six counts of second degree sexual assault and 10 counts of first degree sexual abuse. He is in Southern Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Top Stories

UPDATE: Jury finds Roena Mills guilty of killing, decapitating boyfriend's son

Thumbnail for the video titled "UPDATE: Jury finds  Roena Mills guilty of killing, decapitating boyfriend's son"

Beckley PD releases citizens academy application

Thumbnail for the video titled "Beckley PD releases citizens academy application"

Woman wanted for stealing credit/debit cards from hospital

Thumbnail for the video titled "Woman wanted for stealing credit/debit cards from hospital"

Salango 2020 Candidate for Governor

Thumbnail for the video titled "Salango 2020 Candidate for Governor"

Caroline Foreback reports live outside of Roena Mills trial

Thumbnail for the video titled "Caroline Foreback reports live outside of Roena Mills trial"

Officers in your child's school could be offering more than just security

Thumbnail for the video titled "Officers in your child's school could be offering more than just security"

Trending Stories