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Former Bailiff for Judge Halverson Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. --  A former bailiff for Elizabeth Halverson was arrested early Sunday morning in North Las Vegas and booked into the North Las Vegas Detention Center for sexual assault and lewdness with a minor.

Forty-year-old Johnnie Jordan was arrested after police received a report that he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl at her home Saturday evening.

Jordan was arrested a short time later and has been charged with two counts of lewdness with a minor under the age of 16 and two counts of sexual assault.

Jordan was the bailiff for former District Court Judge Elizabeth Halverson. He helped file the complaint that led to Halverson being removed from the bench.

Wife of Accused Ax Killer Speaks Out

LAS VEGAS -- The wife of the man accused of attacking a mother and her baby says her husband needs help.

Police say 33-year-old Harold Montague is the man facing murder and attempted murder charges after allegedly attacking a woman and her 4-month-old baby boy with a medieval-style battle-ax.

The child, identified as Damian Avila Castro, died. His mother, who suffered severe injuries, is in critical condition at Sunrise Hospital.

"I just want to tell the family I'm very sorry. Just please find it in your heart to forgive him. He didn't know," said Montague's wife, who did not want to be identified.

Montague's wife spoke about the crime on Friday. She says her husband, who she has known since she was 14-years-old, has never been a violent man. But during the past two days, she says he has not been sleeping and had a couple of blackouts.

Man With an Ax Kills Child, Critically Injures 2 Females

LAS VEGAS -- A Downtown Las Vegas neighborhood is in shock after a women was attacked in the middle of the street.

Police arrested 33-year-old Harold Montague for allegedly attacking two adults and killing 4-month-old Damian Avila Castro near Sahara and Maryland Pkwy. Police believe the attack may have been random.

Officers say a woman was pushing a her baby in a stroller on San Pedro Avenue when Montague came out of a house with an ax and started attacking her.

A neighbor named Teresa watched Montague kill the infant and bludgeon the child's mother with the ax.

Read Harold Montague's arrest report