By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

James Butler, 49, of Artesia was convicted Monday of criminal sexual penetration of a minor, a first-degree felony, as well as two counts of criminal sexual contact with a minor and one count of intimidation and threats against a witness.

Butler, the victim’s stepfather at the time, was living in Roswell with her mother when the incidents allegedly took place between July and December of 2010. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.