According to prosecutors, Spencer admitted to molesting the girl as she slept inside her Hampton home in July 2018.
“Mr. Spencer targeted this victim because of her age and disability,” DA Darius Pattillo said in the statement. “We will not tolerate predators like this in our community and we will continue to aggressively prosecute them.”
Spencer unsuccessfully ran for one of three at-large seats on the City Council in 2017. According to information he provided at the time for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s voter guide, he was employed as a manager for Waffle House.
“He was terminated in July 2018 and was a restaurant manager for us at that time,” the company said in a statement. “Since it’s a personnel issue, we cannot go into further details.”
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A call about a possible dog-fighting ring led authorities to make the discovery.