From Staff Reports
KOUNTZE – A Woodville man is being held on a felony sex abuse charge in the Hardin County Jail.
According to reports, Vernon Travis Collins, Jr., a 52-year-old Woodville resident, is in custody on the charge of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child Under the Age of 14. His bond was set at $450,000.
Collins was arrested by the Silsbee Police Department on the charge, after an investigation, on Tuesday, August 1. The first-degree felony charge, if resulting in a conviction, could land Collins in prison for 25 to 99 years, or life.