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November 10th, 2011
74-year-old charged with child sex crimes



San Marcos Police arrested Francis Hall, 74, on Nov. 1 and charged him with sexual performance by a child and indecency with a child.

Hall remains in custody at the Hays County Law Enforcement Center with bonds totaling $200,000 on the two felony charges. Hall resides in the 1200 block of Thorpe Lane.

Police are asking anyone with information about any additional alleged victims to contact Detective Kathy Misiaszek at 512-753-2305 or Crime Stoppers at 800-324-8477.

Sexual performance by a child is a first degree felony punishable by imprisonment from five to 99 years or life, and a fine of no more than $10,000. Indecency with a child is a second degree felony punishable by imprisonment from two to 20 years and a fine not to exceed $10,000.

Police declined to release more details of the crime at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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One thought on “74-year-old charged with child sex crimes

  1. It’s about time this deviant has been collared…he’s been molesting kids since the early 50s.

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