By Rachel Petersen
A McAlester man who was originally accused of raping a 13-year-old girl recently pleaded guilty to an amended charge of indecent exposure.
Jeremy David Husman, 27, pleaded guilty Jan. 29 in Pittsburg County District Court to the amended charge and was fined $150. He was sentenced to three years, with all but the first 85 days suspended. Husman was ordered to register as a Level I sex offender.
According to court records, Krebs Police Officer Elijah Hass was contacted by the McAlester Police Department regarding a report of a rape. A police affidavit indicates that Husman met the 13-year-old girl via Facebook.
The girl was staying with a family member in Krebs on Oct. 27 when she called Husman on the phone, the affidavit states. “She asked the suspect if he wanted to hang out. They made arrangements to meet at Deerinwater Park in Krebs,” the affidavit states.
The girl told authorities that she met up with Husman in the park. She allegedly began kissing him and the kissing allegedly led to sex, the affidavit states. The girl told police that she knew Husman was 26 years old and that, after she had intercourse with him, she told him she was 13 years old, the affidavit states.
“She then said Husman started to cry because he thought she was 17 fixing to be 18,” the affidavit states.
The News-Capital was unable to get in contact with Husman for comment by presstime today.
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