Two Local Men Sentenced in Separate Child Molestation Cases

Two Bay County men are headed to prison in two separate cases of child molestation.

Circuit Judge Michael Overstreet sentenced both men Monday.

20 year old Anthony James Marshal Bennett of Youngstown pleaded no contest to two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation and one count of lewd or lascivious exhibition.

Bennett allegedly molested a 7 year old and a 9 year old then masturbated in front of them.

Judge Overstreet sentenced Bennett to 15 yeas in prison followed by 10 years of sexual predator probation.

27 year old William Joseph Lamont of Southport, pleaded no contest to one count of lewd or lascivious molestation.

He was accused of molesting a 6 year old girl last year.

Lamont was sentenced to six years in prison followed by 15 years of sex offender probation.