Kansas sex offender suspected of 72 crimes against kids

Wichita EagleJuly 14, 2011 

Police in Kansas City, Kan., relayed some disturbing information to Wichita police last month: allegations that the mother of two preteen girls was bringing them to Wichita to have sex with a man.

The man, James L. Brown, 47, is a registered sex offender.

On Tuesday, Wichita police arrested Brown, who has been booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of 72 counts of crimes against children, records show.

According to information gained in the initial investigation, the Kansas City, Kan., woman was bringing her children to Wichita, where the crimes reportedly had been going on for the past few years, Wichita police Lt. Doug Nolte said Wednesday.

The two girls, now 12 and 13, were around 10 and 11 when the alleged assaults began, Nolte said.

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