Published: Thursday, May 04, 2017 @ 3:02 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
Bail of $550,000 was ordered Thursday for a Troy man facing eight felony charges of rape, including two counts involving a person under age 10.
Charles Hiser, 36, pleaded not guilty to all eight counts during arraignment in Miami County Common Pleas Court.
He is accused of two counts of rape of a person younger than age 10 and six counts of rape of a person younger than age 13.
The first two counts each carry prison terms, if convicted, of 15 years to life in prison; the other counts each carry terms of 10 years to life in prison.
A pretrial hearing was scheduled for May 15. Hiser is being held in the Miami County Jail.