Court appearance for officer accused of abusing relative

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A court appearance is scheduled Thursday for the Emmett Township officer accused of sexually assaulting his teenage relative.

45-year-old Troy Estree is facing two counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct.

Police say two separate assaults happened at his house while he was off duty last month.

He is out of jail on bond.

Thursday a judge will decide if there's enough evidence to send him to trial.