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Grand Jury Indicts Men On Rape Allegations

Posted On February 13, 2014

By Mike Perleberg

(Dearborn County, Ind.) – Two men have been indicted on rape charges in unrelated cases.

A Dearborn County Grand Jury convened Friday and indicted Leland Houston II, 49, of Sunman, on two counts of Rape (Class B felony) and a single count of Incest (Class C felony) for alleged incidents that occurred between 2010 and 2011.

Also, Thomas William Dick, 44, of Aurora, was indicted for Rape (Class B felony), Criminal Deviate Conduct (Class B felony), and Sexual Battery (Class D felony). He allegedly attacked a woman last June.

Both Houston and Dick were arrested Friday following their indictments. They remain held at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center as of Thursday morning

Houston has a pretrial hearing scheduled for March 25 in Dearborn Superior Court II.