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Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008 12:00 pm | Updated: 5:11 pm, Wed Aug 15, 2012.

By Justin Cox

Killeen Daily Herald

A Temple man working at a local security company was indicted Wednesday on charges of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl.

A Bell County grand jury indicted Gabriel Cummings, 32, on four first-degree counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child, all dated May 31. The girl is not related to Cummings.

The arrest affidavit states that Cummings' fiance contacted police after she found a video camera that she didn't recognize inside their apartment. She said she turned the camera on and saw video of Cummings having sex with an underage girl on the video. The video had multiple instances of Cummings sexually assaulting the young girl, the fiance told police.

First Assistant District Attorney Murff Bledsoe said Wednesday that Cummings worked for Eagle Security in Temple.

For each of the four counts, Cummings faces five to 99 years in prison.

The grand jury issued 20 additional indictments Wednesday to people on the following charges:

Lucia Aguilar, 25, of Belton; abandonment of a child, March 27.

Terrie Hill, 20, of Rogers; burglary of a habitation, June 22.

Charles Ray Johnson, 44, of Temple; possession of cocaine, less than 1 gram, June 6, habitual offender and sexual assault, May 17.

John Henry Wood, 31, of Temple; possession of cocaine, 1 to 4 grams, Feb. 15.

Gary French, 22, of Temple, and Justin Buckner, 20, of Temple; theft over $1,500, March 13.

Jose Eduardo Hernandez, 27, of Temple; driving while intoxicated with a child passenger, June 29.

Anthony Jerome Hemmingway, 20, of Killeen; possession of MDMA, less than 1 gram, May 19.

Steven Dwan Demico Turner, 18, of Killeen, and Darrice Travis Ned, 27, of Killeen; possession of cocaine, less than 1 gram, April 22.

Aaron Heslip, 41, of Killeen; possession of cocaine, less than 1 gram, July 7.

Ricky Dee Lynch, 26, of Killeen; aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, April 9.

Thomas Wayne Jackson Jr., 42, of Killeen; robbery, March 2 and burglary of building, April 24.

Cherrelle Beatrice Hopkins, 19, of Killeen; robbery, June 7.

Rickey Dale Peevy, 18, of Harker Heights; burglary of a building, Feb. 14.

David Richard Peevy, 26, of Temple; burglary of a building, Feb. 14.

Sean Edward Barnes, 37, of Killeen; theft over $500 by a public servant, April 9 through May 1 and tampering with a witness July 10.

Contact Justin Cox at jcox@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7568.

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