New charges against accused sex offender

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) — Timothy Blazier was appeared by video conference in a Vigo County Courtroom Monday morning.

Blazier now faces a total of eight felony charges in connection to what was original reported as a criminal confinement case.

According to police, Blazier was staying at the Econo Lodge in Terre Haute. At the same motel, the 5-year-old victim and the child’s family were staying as well.

Police said the victim was playing outside the lodge with another sibling. Blazier reportedly took the victim into his motel room, removed parts of the victim’s clothing, and exposed his genitals to the child.

Blazier also faces charges of battery in this case.

A judge set his next court appearance for April 9th.

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