A Statham man was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to violating a no contact order last month related to a 2011 incident in which he sexually abused his elderly aunt at her Statham home. According to court documents, Gerald Walter Dulaney, 52, of 596 8th St., Statham, was on probation for grabbing the breast of his 91-year-old great aunt at her residence.
After the February 2011 incident in which Dulaney pleaded nolo contendere to one count of felony sexual battery, a Barrow County Superior Court judge ordered him to spend 30 days in confinement, 12 months of probation and a host of other conditions, including psychosexual evaluation/treatment and a $500 fine.
On Jan. 29, 2012, Statham Police arrested Dulaney for violating terms of his probation. A Family Violence Incident Report indicates that on that Sunday night at about 8 p.m., an officer responded to Dulaney’s address in reference to a verbal domestic dispute. Dulaney’s father told police that Dulaney was “out of control” and he had fled the residence before police arrived.
Knowing Delaney had a valid warrant for a probation violation, an officer found him at his brother’s house, confirmed the warrant and took him to the Barrow County jail, at which time it was discovered Dulaney had another outstanding warrant for criminal trespass.
Last week, Superior Court Judge David Motes allowed Dulaney credit for time served since his most recent arrest. As of Feb. 10, Dulaney was ordered to spend another 83 days in jail on the misdemeanor charge of criminal trespass.