Two Freestone County Men Arrested
For Sex Crimes Against Children
Michael Allen Marfell (left), Joe Glenn Pickett
In unrelated cases, two Freestone County men were indicted for sex crimes against children.
Michael Allan Marfell, 45, was arrested March 31, 2014 on one charge of Indecency With a Child by Sexual Contact, a 2nd Degree Felony, two charges of Sexual Assault of a Child, a 2nd Degree Felony, and 5 charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a child, a 1st Degree Felony. ?Marfell, knowing he would be arrested, was advised by his attorney to turn himself in to the Freestone County Sheriff,? said Investigator Clayton Aldrich of the Freestone County Sheriff?s Office. Marfell is currently being held on $230,000 bond waiting for a pending bond reduction hearing.
In the second indictment Joe Glenn Pickett, 74, was arrested on April 1, 2014, at his residence on CR 601. Pickett was arrested on one charge of Indecency With a Child by Sexual Assault of a Child, a 2nd Degree Felony. He is currently out of jail on a $30,000 bond.