Former Honiton man denies child sex charges

PUBLISHED: 12:20 03 December 2012 | UPDATED: 14:05 03 December 2012

Archant

Suspect extradited from Florida to Devon to appear in court.

A man who was extradited from Florida to Devon has denied eleven sex offences against young girls which date back to the 1980s and 1990s.

David James, 61, was returned to Britain from his home in Orlando earlier this year to face a series of allegations which relate to the time when he lived in the Honiton area.

James, who emigrated 10 years ago, is accused of sexual assaults on two girls who were aged under 16 at the time. James, of Skyline Drive, Orlando, denies two rapes, six indecent assaults and three offences of gross indecency.

All the offences are alleged to have taken place in East Devon or the Midlands between 1983 and 1995.

Judge Francis Gilbert, QC, remanded him in custody to await trial at Exeter Crown Court.

Other News Stories

10:43

Crews from Axminster and Chard tackle the blaze at a two-storey property

Read more

Exeter Magistrates’ Court heard the youth was ‘criminally exploited’.

Read more
07:02

Lynda White demonstrates how to recreate a location’s memorable characteristics.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:00

The services in Honiton and Okehampton were originally suspended for three months in September last year.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:02

Grammar school chosen to host the regional round of the VEX Robotics Competition next year

Read more
Yesterday, 11:35

A Seaton pensioner battling a rare form of brain cancer has had his life made easier thanks to the donation of his late friend’s mobility scooter.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:02

Garry’s canine creation made from the RNLI crew’s old rubber footwear

Read more
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Don’t miss this week’s gallery of readers’ photos.

Join in at iwitness24.co.uk and send us your East Devon pictures.

Read more
Saturday, January 20, 2018

An open meeting is being planned to discuss and show support for the 2018 Christmas illuminations

Read more
Friday, January 19, 2018

Children stop lessons to pick up a book

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications