A Glynn County grand jury indicted three men Wednesday for various alleged sex crimes involving children.
Travis Deon Fuller was charged with two counts of child molestation and one count each of aggravated child molestation, aggravated sodomy, incest and false imprisonment. According to the indictment, the offenses allegedly took place between June 1, 2013, and June 30, 2017, involving a family member of the accused. During this period, the alleged victim was younger than 10 years old, which is what triggered the aggravated sodomy charge.
Colin Tyree Hippard faces two counts each of rape, statutory rape and child molestation. Between Jan. 1 and Sept. 27, 2019, he — while older than 21 years old — allegedly sexually assaulted a girl younger than 16 in the living room of a residence in the 200 block of King Cotton Road. The method the charges are presented in the indictment suggests he allegedly did this twice.
Apparently unrelated, he’s also indicted for entering an Altama Avenue convenience store on Aug. 14 with the intent to commit theft.
The third case is of William James Gordy, who is charged with six counts of sexual exploitation of children. The indictment states that on Oct. 3, he had six specific and different video files of minor females engaging in sexual acts.
The grand jury also indicted three people for serious violent crimes. Lovett Leonard Foster is charged with aggravated assault, aggravated assault in violation of the state Family Violence Act, possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, first-degree criminal damage to property and fleeing to elude a police officer.
On Nov. 10, he allegedly used a .32-caliber firearm to shoot into a gray Chrysler 200, which carried the mother of his child, and a second person.
According to the indictment, he later led police on a chase along I-95 in which he allegedly drove his vehicle more than 20 miles above the posted speed limit.
Derek Charles Gunderson faces eight counts — home invasion, armed robbery, robbery by force, aggravated assault in violation of the state Family Violence Act, possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, false imprisonment and two counts of kidnapping.
Allegedly on Nov. 21, Gunderson, while carrying a Ruger .380-caliber pistol, forcibly entered his father’s residence. The indictment states that while there, he took an AR-15 rifle, an undisclosed amount of money and a 2014 Infinity Q70.
Bennett Russell Lewis is charged with three violations of the Family Violence Act — simple battery, battery and aggravated battery. On May 14, he caused a person with whom he was living a fractured orbital bone, a black eye and a lacerated lip. He also allegedly pushed the alleged victim to the ground repeatedly.