Child Molester Convicted for Third Time
District Attorney Jan Scully announced that Edward Bridgeman was convicted by jury of seven counts of child molestation. Bridgeman's co-defendant, Elsie Patty Edwards, pled guilty to two counts of child molestation.
Bridgeman molested a young boy during a 3 month time period in 2008. He has two prior convictions for molesting a young girl.
Bridgeman faces a possible maximum sentence of 525 years to life in prison. His sentencing is set for August 16, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in Department 42 before the Honorable Allen Sumner. Edwards will receive a sentence of 10 years in prison.