HELENA- A Helena man faces three life sentences in prison for having sexual contact with an underage female.
Thomas L. Moran was arrested Thursday and charged with three counts of sexual intercourse without consent. The charging documents say 41 year-old Moran was allegedly involved in a sexual relationship with a 15 year-old girl between May and June of 2017.
Moran was seen in Justice Court via video.
The victim told investigators Moran would give her prescription medications and alcohol and then have sex with her.
Moran denied the allegations when interviewed by investigators.
Bond in the case has been set at $100, 000. The maximum punishment for rape is 100 years to life in prison.