Hudson Oaks firefighter accused of sexually assaulting two girls

07/23/2014 9:02 AM

07/23/2014 9:37 AM

A suspended Hudson Oaks firefighter was in the Parker County Jail on Wednesday, accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting two girls.

Richard Fredrick Adams Sr., 62, a retired Fort Worth firefighter, was arrested Monday after investigators seized rolls of tape, cellphones, pornographic videos, towels and electronic equipment from his two houses in unincorporated Parker County near Weatherford, authorities said.

He is accused of assaulting the girls, ages 11 and 8, at the houses and in his vehicle. The girls are related, authorities said.

According to a search warrant affidavit obtained by the Star-Telegram on Wednesday, the 8-year-old told an investigator that Adams forced her to commit sex acts on him and he did the same to her at his houses. Also, Adams drove her to a lake and sexually assaulted her in his pickup, authorities said.

At times, Adams showed her movies of “grown-ups doing” sex acts, and then would perform sex acts on her, the girl told investigators.

She said that Adams used white tape and gray duct tape to bind her hands and feet, and also used the tape to bind her to a bloody mattress. Adams used towels to clean up rooms and his truck after performing sex acts on the girls, the affidavit said.

The investigation began July 7 when Child Protective Services “alerted deputies about a possible sexual assault,” Lt. Mark Arnett, a spokesman for the Parker County Sheriff’s Department, said Wednesday.

The girls were interviewed July 18 in Fort Worth. Investigators have found no other girls who might be involved, Arnett said.

Adams has been suspended from Hudson Oaks Fire Rescue, Chief Pat English said Wednesday in an email.

Adams was a Fort Worth firefighter from 1977 until he retired in 2009, said Tim Hardeman, a Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman.

Adams’ bail was set at $150,000.

Domingo Ramirez Jr., 817-390-7763

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