South Shore man now faces charges in Douglas County |

South Shore man now faces charges in Douglas County

California had its turn, now it’s Nevada’s.

A South Shore man who pleaded guilty in December to seven counts related to sexual abuse of a young girl has been charged by Douglas County District Attorney’s Office with five more felonies for alleged sex crimes in Nevada. Douglas County contends sexual assaults on the young girl occurred in both states.

As part of a plea bargain made with El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office, Charles Segroves, 40, could be sentenced to more than 11 years in prison. The most serious offense he admitted to is continuous sexual abuse of a girl who was under the age of 14.

If convicted of the new felony charges, Segroves could receive several life terms in prison. Douglas County District Attorney’s Office said he will not be arraigned on the new charges until after he is sentenced in California March 9.

South Lake Tahoe Police arrested Segroves, a former floor attendant at Harveys Resort & Casino, while he was driving home from work July 9. Police received a tip from Segroves’ girlfriend.

She found videotapes and 86 Polaroids depicting sex acts and sexual images in a car she and Segroves had been sharing. Investigators said Segroves allowed them to search his car which is where, in addition to the pictures, they found a list requiring sex acts in exchange for money or clothes.

Testimony at his preliminary hearing revealed the girl was 11 or 12 years old when the sexual abuse began. Other felonies he pleaded guilty to included unlawful sexual intercourse, lewd and lascivious act with a child under the age of 14 and use of a minor to perform prohibited acts on film. The charges he is facing in Nevada are similar.

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