A man who had spent more than 70 days in jail on three counts of child molestation just had his legal troubles triple last week, authorities said.
Brandon Lamont Ray, 32, of Marietta, was indicted Jan. 30 on nine felonies, including two counts of aggravated child molestation and seven counts of child molestation, according to Cobb County court records.
He’s accused of molesting a 12-year-old girl several times since 2015, when the victim was 7 years old, AJC.com previously reported.
The girl recently told her school counselor that Ray had molested her on several occasions at three different locations in Marietta, according to his prior arrest warrants.
The most recent incident was on Halloween night last year at his apartment in the Park on Windy Hill complex off Windy Hill Road, the warrants said. She had fallen asleep on the living room sofa, and Ray is accused of inappropriately touching her, undressing her and trying to sexually assault her.
Between December 2017 and February 2019, he molested her at a house off Booth Court while she slept in the living room, according to the warrants.
The first alleged incident took place between November 2015 and December 2017 at a house off Bellemeade Way, where police say Ray got into bed with the child and tried to sexually assault her.
He denied any wrongdoing to police when interviewed, according to the warrants. He was arrested in November.
As of Thursday afternoon, Ray remained in the Cobb jail without bond for his 80th day behind bars, jail records show.
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