Alpena Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of a Child

Tony Parris Alpena CscAn Alpena man has pleaded guilty to four charges of sexual assault against a child.

Tony Parris was arrested back in January. Michigan State Police say the abuse began in 2018 until the victim came forward and told her mother.

Parris was facing at least eight separate charges, but the circuit court says he’s pleaded guilty to four of those eight charges. All four charges are first degree criminal sexual conduct.

Parris worked as a part-time employee of the Frederic Township Fire Department.

He will be sentenced in December.