Accused Child Molester Has Initial Court Appearance

By Scott Sarvay

August 30, 2010 Updated Aug 30, 2010 at 12:25 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - A New Haven man appeared in court for his initial hearing to be formally charged in a child molesting case involving a girl younger than 14.

33-year-old Matthew Philbee pleaded not guilty to three A Felony charges of child molesting, one C Felony count of child molesting, and one D Felony charge of vicarious sexual gratification.

He'll be back in court in two weeks for a trial setting hearing.




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