Silverton man arrested aggravated sexual assault of a child - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2/2/10

Silverton man arrested aggravated sexual assault of a child

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A Silverton man is arrested for aggravated sexual assault of a child, and more charges could follow.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says a young adult male came forward saying that 50-year-old Gary Mark Eddleman had sexually abused him since he was 13 years old. The young man also said Eddleman abused other underage males in Briscoe County over the years.

Texas Rangers and Briscoe County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Eddleman on Saturday, and search his various properties Monday. An official statement states, "It is believed many more children have been victimized by Eddleman."

NewsChannel 11 is continuing to follow this story and will bring you the latest as it becomes available.

Silverton is 43 miles northeast of Plainview, Texas.

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