Sheriff: Man faces sex abuse charges

Sheriff: Man faces sex abuse charges

TURNER, Ore. - A 46-year-old man faces sex abuse charges accusing him of having sex with a teenage girl he met when she was 11.

Dennis Holm, 46, faces three counts of second degree sex abuse.

Sheriff's detectives said Holm met the girl when he was her volunteer basketball coach at Cascade Youth Basketball Program in Turner 7 years ago.

When the victim was 16 years old, their relationship turned sexual in nature and continued for approximately two years, the sheriff's office said.

Holm posted bail. His next court appearance is scheduled for Oct. 24, 2012 at 1:15 p.m. in Linn County Circuit Court.