Odessa Man Facing Charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man is behind bars on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

30-year-old James Whitaker is behind bars without bond.

Back in 2006, he was accused of having sex with a then 14-year old girl.

On Thursday, Whitaker was denied bond.

Whitaker is also charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

He's also being held on a $50,000 bond for that charge.