Could there be even more
Tallassee police say
that's a real possibility after a parent watched WSFA 12 News' coverage late last week
on the shocking revelations involving a sexual abuse case involving multiple children.
Right now there are 8
victims, a list that could grow to ten.
"We had two
additional victims step forward," said Tallassee Police Chief Jimmy
Tallassee police tell
WSFA 12 News the mother of two children had a relationship with suspect, Steven
Conrad, and wants to find out if her children were sexually abused. The two
children in question are boy and a girl, a 9-year old and a 7-year old. Police
are making plans to have the two interviewed this week by Child Protect in
"It's a similar
pattern where the mother had a friendly relationship with Conrad and she wants
to find out whether they were abused because the children were left alone with
him at times," said Rodgers.
say it will more than likely be Thursday before Conrad makes his first court
appearance in Elmore County. The reason is there is quite a bit of paperwork
involved to cover all the charges against him.
While Steven Conrad
remains in the Tallassee city jail on suicide watch, the three other suspects
arrested are still in the Elmore County Jail. Police say Conrad's wife..
26-year old Brandy Conrad.. Helen Gantt and Jeffrey Ray knew about one case
of sexual abuse but 'failed to report it' to police.
Conrad of more than 80 counts of sexual abuse, rape and sodomy. Some of the
alleged crimes took place in Conrad's home on Worthington Circle west of
Tallassee. As it stands now the victims are under 12-years old, including
Conrad's 3-month old infant son. Chief Rodgers said last week Conrad confessed
to the crimes.
Along with that confession Child Protect calls the information it received from 6 of the 8 victims so far 'credible.'
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