Grafton man faces 12 charges of sexually abusing minors

Associated Press

GRAFTON, N.D. (AP) — A 65-year-old Grafton man is accused of sexually abusing three girls in two homes between 1986 and 2009.

DuWayne Glende faces 12 felony charges for allegedly having sexual contact with girls under the age of 15. The charges carry a maximum sentence of life in prison without parole.

Glende's bond was set Friday in Walsh County District Court at $250,000 cash.

The Grand Forks Herald reports that the victims were between the ages of 9 and 13.