A Tyler man has been indicted on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child in connection with allegedly committing sexual acts against a girl under 14.

Bradley Rhodes, 41, was indicted during the Nov. 21 grand jury session for 2011 incidents in which he committed the sexual abuse for 30 days or more in duration, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

A call about an attempted suicide came into the Smith County Sheriff’s Office in 2012. The caller said Rhodes had taken prescription pills and fled into a wooded area. She also said she had confronted Rhodes after her daughter made an outcry of him sexually abusing her, according to the affidavit.

A few days prior to the call, the girl told her mother that Rhodes kissed her with “French kisses” all the time and put his finger in her private area, and that he had exposed himself. The mother tried to get Rhodes to turn himself in and he then became outraged and tried to kill himself, according to the document, and left behind two letters asking for forgiveness.

When the mother spoke with Rhodes, he told her the girl was 6 when the abuse began and it happened seven times, according to the affidavit.

The detective said Rhodes could not be interviewed, being in and out of mental hospitals, the affidavit stated.

His bond is set at $500,000 for the charge, according to the indictment.

Rhodes was also indicted on a charge of possession of child pornography with intent to promote in June with a bond of $250,000, according to court records.

In total, the grand jury handed up indictments for 41 people on 53 felony charges during its Nov. 21 session. The other indictments are:

• Amanda Allen, 30, of Tyler, abandon and endanger child with intent to return.

• Valentin Avelar, 34, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Marilyn Bircher, 57, of Tyler, theft with two or more previous convictions.

• Amanda Cedillo, 31, of Lindale, possession of a controlled substance.

• Michelle Chase, 33, of Hawkins, driving while intoxicated for the third time or more.

• Christopher Coleman, 21, of Cedar Hill, possession of a controlled substance.

• Gerardo Cota, 45, of Houston, tamper/fabricate physical evidence.

• Conner Cottrell, 28, of Winona, injury to a child/elderly/disabled.

• Antonio Cruz, 37, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Neal Dotson, 62, of Grand Saline, burglary of a building.

• Deril Elder, 21, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Jasmin Esparza, 27, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Gary Garrett, 55, of Pallmall, Tennessee, theft.

• Jairo Giron, 28, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Devonte Gunter, 20, of Gladewater, possession of a controlled substance.

• Justice Hicks, 17, of Tyler, theft.

• Jonathan Huckstep, 27, of Tyler, assault/family violence with previous conviction.

• Terry Jackson, 22, of Whitehouse, evading arrest with a vehicle.

• Diyamon Johnson, 28, of Troup, credit or debit card abuse.

• Jeffery Johnston, 34, of Tyler, evading arrest with a vehicle, two charges of evading arrest with previous conviction and manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance.

• Phillip Jones, 52, of Nacogdoches, burglary of a habitation and evading arrest with a vehicle.

• Robert Jordan, 44, of Tyler, unauthorized use of a vehicle.

• Kenneth Lacefield, 24, of Tyler, assault/family violence with previous conviction.

• Robert Lee, 29, of Lindale, aggravated robbery.

• Victor Lewis, 26, of Troup, assault/family violence.

• Cassandra Lyons, 30, of Tyler, theft with two or more previous convictions.

• Lamark McGee, 48, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Jerry Mims, 54, of Hawkins, possession of a controlled substance.

• Justin Moorman, 31, of Flint, two charges of burglary of a habitation, theft, evading arrest with a vehicle, possession of a controlled substance and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

• Ronald Murray, 60, of Mineola, theft with two or more previous convictions and possession of a controlled substance.

• Kateline Parrish, 27, of Henderson, possession of a controlled substance.

• Brandon Sanders, 21, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Michael Sanders, 53, of Tyler, manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance.

• Jonathan Simien, 36, of Palestine, possession of a controlled substance.

• Debra Stewart, 51, of Murchison, possession of a controlled substance.

• Jonathan Strickland, 39, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Jeremy Thompson, 32, of Tyler, forgery of financial instrument.

• Juan Torrez, 25, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Richard Tucker, 52, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

• Mark Way, 68, of Tyler, possession of a controlled substance.

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