Emmet County Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Assaulting 9-Year-Old

A Petoskey man convicted of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl is heading to prison.

Jacob Weld was convicted on two counts of first-degree sex crimes. 

A judge sentenced Weld to 25 to 50 years in prison.

9&10 News told you in October it all started during a child abuse investigation.

State police say the child told them about the sexual abuse after she was removed from the home.