According to the Common Pleas website, another pretrial is set for 10 a. He stated even Basham was not present at the first pretrial. It is not clear if the suspect was present for the second hearing. He added had there been any reason for either side to go on record, officials would have moved the pretrial to an open, public court room.
Instructor faces pretrial today on rape charges - Portsmouth Daily Times
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The charges against Basham range from nine counts of sexual imposition, a third-degree misdemeanor, and up to three counts of felony rape. According to the indictment, the alleged abuse began as early as November of last year. He was unclear as to how long Basham worked for the detention facility, which serves 19 counties around southern Ohio, including Scioto County, and currently houses inmates. McKnight said he began an investigation into Basham upon hearing of an initial complaint made against him by a female inmate.