Big Spring Man sentenced to 30 years behind bars

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

A Big Spring man is headed to prison for 30 years after he pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault a child.

34 year old Jashua Abraham Edwards was arrested this past may after what investigators call a three year string of offenses.

By pleading guilty, Edwards avoided a possible life sentence for each of the four felony charges he was facing.

The investigation was opened in may when a 12 year old family member told school officials about the abuse.