MAN SEEN RAPING 3-YEAR OLD TODDLER BY PASSING MOTORIST SENTENCED TO LIFE WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE FOR TEN YEARS
Posted on 3/7/2017
Defendant: Charles Lee Sadler
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien stated, “Fortunately a concerned citizen reported witnessing this man raping a 3 year old toddler as the crime was occurring.” Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced that Charles Lee Sadler, age 35, plead guilty today to one count of Rape of a child under 13 years old, in connection to the sexual assault that occurred on August 5th, 2016 to a then 3 year old toddler in a garage located in the 300 block of Richardson Avenue. A woman was driving down an alley, witnessed the man raping the toddler, and contacted authorities. Sadler was arrested shortly thereafter. Sadler has been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for 10 years. He has also been classified as a Tier III sex offender, and if he is ever released from prison, Sadler will be required to register with the local Sheriff every 90 days for the rest of his life. O’Brien commended the conscientious citizen and the Columbus Police for their immediate assistance and response in this case.