WARREN JEFF AND OTHERS ARRESTED!

STATEMENT FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL GREG ABBOTT!





“Today the five defendants who were indicted last week in Eldorado, Texas, are under arrest and in custody after surrendering to authorities Monday afternoon at the Schleicher County Sheriff’s Office:

• Raymond Merrill Jessop, 36, is charged with one count of sexually assaulting a child, a first-degree felony. He faces a sentence of five to 99 years or life in prison.

• Allan Eugene Keate, 56, is charged with one count of sexually assaulting a child, a first-degree felony. He faces a sentence of five to 99 years or life in prison.

• Michael George Emack, 57, is charged with one count of sexually assaulting a child, a first-degree felony. He faces a sentence of five to 99 years or life in prison.

• Merrill Leroy Jessop, 33, is charged with one count of sexually assaulting a child and bigamy, both first-degree felonies. He faces a sentence of five to 99 years or life in prison on each count.

• Lloyd Hammon Barlow, 38, is charged with three counts of failure to report child abuse, a class B misdemeanor. He faces a sentence of up to six months in prison and a fine of $2,000 per count.