Former Batavia resident accused of 340 counts of sexual abuse in Ontario County
Submitted by Howard Owens on September 21, 2012 - 11:42am
A former resident of Prestige Circle in Batavia has been indicted in Ontario County of 340 counts of sexual abuse.
Michael S. Lewis is accused of sexually abusing two girls in Bloomfield. According to WGRZ, he entered a not guilty plea in Ontario County Court.
The crimes were alleged to have occurred between April 2010 and November 2011 in two homes in Bloomfield.
The alleged victims were between age 12 and 14.
Lewis, who faces up to a maximum of four life sentences, is being held in Ontario County Jail on $250,000 bail.
The indictment includes eight counts of predatory sexual assault against a child and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child. There were reportedly two children who witnessed the alleged crimes.
The case has been set for trial Feb. 25.