Ypsilanti man facing 5 charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a boy multiple times to face trial
The Ypsilanti man facing 5 criminal sexual conduct charges for sexually assaulting a boy over the span of a decade will stand trial in February.
Dervin Mood faces 3 charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and 2 counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for alleged assaults against 1 victim multiple times from 2000 to 2011. His trial will begin at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor.
According to court records, police say Mood sexually assaulted a boy he knows multiple times at his home in Ypsilanti. He has previously been convicted of receiving child pornography.
If convicted, the first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges each carry a maximum penalty of life in prison and the second-degree criminal sexual conduct charges each carry a maximum of 15 years in prison.
According to court records, Mood has worked as a public school teacher and directed a child care center from 1975 to 1982. He has 5 adult children and has a master’s degree in elementary education.