GJ man behind bars, facing 66 charges in sex assualt case

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

Police say a Grand Junction man molested at least three young girls and is now behind bars facing 66 charges.

Mesa County deputies arrested 36–year–old Nerio "Ned" Martinez Friday afternoon.

They say he sexually assaulted the children at least 17 times over a three year period.

In an interview with investigators, Martinez denied the allegations and said the girls were making it up.

He's being held in the Mesa County jail on a $300,000 bond.


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  • by Tabitha Cooper Location: Montrose on Jul 2, 2009 at 12:17 PM
    i think that the ex wife should have a lie detector test done cause i have a feeling that she is lieing about the allegetions against ned and that she is just trying to make his life miserable
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