JEFFERSON CITY (WATE) – A Jefferson City man has been found guilty of assault and aggravated sexual battery in a case involving two children under the age of 13.
Court documents say Cecil Pierce, 76, was charged with having sexual contact with the two children. He was found guilty Friday of assault (offensive touching) on three of the counts and aggravated sexual battery on another. He had initially been charged with four counts of aggravated sexual battery. The incidents happened in 2010 or 2011.
Pierce is being held in the Jefferson County Detention Center.