Father of two men convicted of sexual assault now charged himself
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The father of two men convicted this year of sexual assault has now himself been charged with rape.
Arthur French, of Battle Creek, was arraigned Tuesday on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.
He is charged with raping a woman in August of 2009.
Arthur is the father of of Scott and Allen French.
The two brothers were both recently sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison on sexual assault charges.
Scott plead no contest in July to first-degree criminal sexual conduct of two sisters in 2013 when they were eight and nine years old.
Allen French also plead no contest to assaulting the same two sisters, and the rape of a 16-year-old girl who was attacked in 2014 after she got off a school bus in Bedford Township.