Former Polk County Justice of the Peace Arrested and Charged With Indecency With a Child, LIVINGSTON, January 11, 2012 - On November 6, 2011, the Polk County Sheriff's Office received a complaint in reference to an allegation of indecency with a child by contact. The Polk County Sheriff's Office initiated an investigation. While investigating this allegation of indecency, it was discovered that there were other allegations made of indecency with a child by contact in the past from other children. Warrants were issued on Howard Jay Lilley, 65, of Livingston, for two counts of Indenecncy with a child by contact.
On January 9, 2012, Howard Jay Lilley turned himself in to the Polk County Jail and his bonds were set at $20,000 each. Lilley is the former Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4 in Polk County.
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