Howard Gregory, 51, was found guilty of four counts of second degree sexual assault, first degree kidnapping, fourth degree aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon and third degree terroristic threats.
The sexual assault charges against Gregory, who
legally changed his name to Seven Moon, related to multiple incidents of
sexual abuse against a woman who was a teenager when the assaults
He was also convicted of assaulting another woman who was in her
early 30s. Assistant Prosecutor Lauren Pratter presented evidence to the
jury that portrayed Gregory’s home in the Arborwood Apartments as a den
The women, who were related to Gregory, were
kept with little exposure to the outside world and were routinely
On one occasion the older victim was restrained and assaulted,
and Gregory threatened to kill her son.
Law enforcement became aware of the assaults when the abuse became so frequent and severe the victims left the apartment and reported years of assaults to the police.Gregory will undergo a sex offender evaluation prior to sentencing, which is scheduled for Aug. 15. He faces a mandatory sentence of 15 to 30 years on the kidnapping charge alone.