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December 15, 1997

Local News

Woodinville man pleads not guilty to child molestation

  SEATTLE--A 31-year-old Woodinville man plead not guilty to charges that he molested his 8-year-old "Little Brother" in King County Superior Court last week. Prosecutors allege that William Walthuis touched the boy and showed him pictures of naked children during a sleepover at Walthuis' house last September. The two met through a "Big Brother" program. Walthuis has been charged with two counts of molestation. He also plead not guilty to possession of child pornography. A case settings hearing has been set for Dec. 23.