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Texas man posts high jail bond after parents win lottery

Posted: 4:33 PM, Nov 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-09 22:39:50Z

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — A man who was in jail awaiting trial for charges of sexually assaulting a child was released after his parents won the lottery and he posted a $100,000 bond.

Jason Carlile is the 47-year-old suspect's name, and he is out from behind bars with an ankle bracelet for monitoring by authorities as well as a curfew. Carlile is the same man who was convicted in 2007 of buying a 15-year-old girl from the girl's mother. He served a three-year sentence.

The girl's mother was also given a prison sentence in the incident, KFDX reports.

Carlile's mother and stepdad won $15 million in the Oct. 31 Lotto Texas drawing. It was purchased at a Fill and Chill store.

The Times Record News reports Carlile has a history of sex crimes involving children.

In 1994, there was an arrest warrant for him for exposing the genitals of another adult to a child and recording it.