The Pryor Times

October 9, 2012

Local man pleads in child sex abuse case

Tahlequah Staff Writer
Josh Newton

— A Tahlequah man accused of child sexual abuse has accepted a plea agreement with prosecutors for a 20-year sentence.

William Dean Anson, 48, pleaded guilty and admitted in court documents that he “improperly touched” the victim “in a sexual manner.”

Anson’s 20-year sentence includes 10 years suspended with supervised probation by the Department of Corrections. He will also be required to register as a sex offender.