Not guilty of child molesting

Herbert Crane Jr.

La PORTE – A La Porte County man who was facing over 100 years in prison on various charges of child molestation was found not guilty by a jury in La Porte County Circuit Court on Wednesday.

Herbert Crane Jr., 38, faced four counts of child molesting, a Level 1 felony; along with three Level 4 felony counts, but was found not guilty of all charges after the jury deliberated for more than five hours.

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