The trial of a man wanted for abducting and molesting a girl in Jackson County more than 18 years ago has been continued. “The Seymour Tribune” is reporting that 61-year-old Charley Hollin, of Salem, Oregon, had been set to stand trial Aug. 22nd in Jackson Circuit Court. The newspaper is reporting that Jackson Circuit Court Judge Richard W. Poynter agreed to Hollin’s request to push the trial back to Feb. 6th.
Hollin was arrested and charged in January in connection with the 1999 incident where a 10-year-old girl was abducted at knife-point from outside Girls Inc. on West Second Street in Seymour. The girl was taken to a secluded area, molested and released naked on a country road near Cortland. Her abductor threw her clothing out of the vehicle before she was found and rescued by a passing motorist.
According to the report, Hollin is facing three counts of Child Molesting and two counts of Criminal Confinement. He was initially was charged in 2000 by the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office but disappeared before police could arrest him.
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