Bill Hutchinson Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Teenage Girl
Marrying Millions star Bill Hutchinson, 63, was arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl.
Hutchinson turned himself in, in Highland Park, Texas on July 7. He was released on a $30,000 bond.
A 17-year-old girl who had been living with Hutchinson and his family claimed that he touched her without consent numerous times, groped her and gave her inappropriate massages.
She also said in the affidavit obtained by the outlets that he would “provide alcohol and allow the children [in his home] to smoke marijuana.”
The affidavit said that the teenager went to the police. In May, she claimed she was intoxicated and fell asleep on Hutchinson’s couch. When she woke up, he was allegedly assaulting her.
The police said on July 8 that Hutchinson was charged with one count of sexual assault, which is a second-degree felony in Texas. Because the age of consent in Texas is 17, he is not facing charges of assaulting a minor.
“I’m innocent of this charge and accusation. Anyone who knows me in this city knows that I am not capable of assault, sexual or otherwise. Hopefully, all of my colleagues and friends will give me the benefit of the doubt until I prove my innocence in court,” he said in a statement.