Dayton man accused of sexually abusing child for 8 years indicted

A Dayton man accused of sexually abusing a child for more than eight years was indicted Thursday on multiple charges in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

James Everett, 40, is facing eight counts of rape of a person younger than 13 and three counts of gross sexual imposition of a person younger than 13, according to a grand jury report.

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His accusor, who is now 12, is known to Everett.

Dayton police began its investigation into Everett after the child reported the incidents to a friend, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

The incidents reportedly took place between May 2012 and November 2020.

Everett is scheduled to be arraigned on June 3. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.