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Winston man accused of child sexual abuse

Court documents state Michael Short was a family friend that watched the kids on occasion.

Posted: May 3, 2018 5:23 PM
Updated: May 3, 2018 7:38 PM

WINSTON, OR. -- A Winston man is facing charges, accused of sexually abusing a four-year-old.

According to court documents, 54-year-old Michael Short was a friend of the four-year-old victim's mother.

The documents said he would watch the kids when their mom needed to run errands, and that's when the alleged abuse took place.

He's been booked into the Douglas County Jail on charges of sexual abuse and sodomy.

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