The Courier-Mail

Man preyed on daughters, court told


A MAN preyed sexually on his fences, including 20 charges of offend if released, Sgt Pearson daughters and then his grandindec­ent treatment of children said. The court heard the man daughters for almost 30 years, and two charges of incest. had berated some of his alpolice told a court yesterday. He was also charged with leged victims in the past when

The Gladstone resident is one count each of assault and they reported the abuse to accused of sexual offences inattempte­d indecent treatment their mother. volving at least five children of a child. Magistrate Wendy Cull debetween 1984 and 2012. Police prosecutor Sergeant nied bail despite being told by

The alleged victims were Scott Pearson opposed bail defence lawyer Christine Linkthe man’s daughters and and said the man’s behaviour later the grandfathe­r planned granddaugh­ters. had been described as “prolific to move from Gladstone with

The 68-year-old appeared and opportunis­tic”. his wife. in Brisbane Magistrate­s mmD24 Court ofinterfer­e with witnesses or reman in custody.

There was a risk he would The court remanded the yesterday charged with

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