Foster parent convicted of sexual battery


POPLARVILLE, MS (WLOX) -

A man is behind bars after being accused of molesting his foster children.

Officials say 47-year-old David Faulkner was found guilty of two counts of sexual battery of a juvenile, three counts of child molestation and two counts of directing a juvenile to commit the felony crime of sexual battery of a juvenile.

Faulkner will be sentenced on July 28th and faces a maximum penalty on all charges of two life sentences plus 85 years in prison.