When asked by Judge Karen Miedema what made him guilty of the crime, Jordan Brett Haines said, “I digitally penetrated the (girl’s) vagina.”
Haines was living in the same household as the girl at the time.
The judge emphasized that Haines was 27 at the time of the incident and that he knew the girl was 13. Miedema also noted that Haines was facing a possible life sentence and lifetime monitoring if he pleaded guilty to the crime.
Haines will be sentenced Aug. 20.