Man pleads not guilty for alleged child molestation charges

Staff Report


SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A South Lake Tahoe man pleaded not guilty to lewd and lascivious acts with an underaged child, in court on Monday.

Charles Michael Douglas

Charles Michael Dougas, 53, was arrested on Thursday Dec. 16 by El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.

Douglas was charged with an alleged five counts of sodomy with a 10-year old and one count of sending harmful matter with an intent to seduce a minor. His bail is set at $5 million.

During his arraignment trial on Monday Dec. 20, Douglas plead not guilty for all charges.

Due to the nature of the case, the El Dorado District Attorney’s Office declined to give anymore information.

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