WTVY  | Dothan, AL  | News, Weather, Sports

Holland Bond Reduction Request Denied

A Houston County Circuit Judge has refused to reduce bond for a Dothan church leader accused of molesting children.

53 year old Earl Holland is charged with 8 counts of first degree sexual abuse of 8 year old girls.

He's being held under a 2 million dollar bond.

Holland's attorney asked Judge Larry Anderson to reduce that amount so Holland can get out of jail.

But in a ruling issued Friday, the judge refused and said Holland had failed to present a plan to protect children if he were freed.

Judge Anderson also noted that the court has a duty to protect both the victims and the general public.

Holland is still being held in the Houston County Jail.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 7344896 - wtvy.com/a?a=7344896