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Sailor accused of lewdness with a child

A 26-year-old Navy man waived his preliminary hearing Thursday in Justice Court on a lewdness charge. Michael Henderson is scheduled to appear in District Court on Tuesday. He faces one count of lewdness with a child under 14, a Category A felony. Henderson’s attorney, Jacob Sommer, said he discussed the case with his client and the two agreed waiving the preliminary hearing was in Henderson’s best interest. Henderson is accused of touching a 12-year-old girl on Aug. 17, 2012. If convicted, Henderson faces life in prison with the possibility of parole after 10 years and a $10,000 fine. He works …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 28, 2013 10:54PM Published Mar 29, 2013 03:16AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.