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Racine man accused of sexually assaulting two daughters

RACINE -- 39-year-old Rodney Baer is charged with eight counts of Incest and two counts of Repeated Sexual Assault of a Child. Baer's two daughters say their father would sneak into their bedroom to sexually assault them as they were sleeping.


Baer's 12-year-old daughter told police her father would climb into bed with her an engage in intercourse with her. The girl says her and 10-year-old sister would act like they were awake so their father would leave. The 12-year-old girl says she elbowed her father while he was on top of her sister next to her. The 12-year-old girl told police the last sexual assault incident took place two to three months before her interview with police.


In the criminal complaint Baer's 10-year-old daughter described nights where she and her sister would tell their father they were staying up all night. That night they would say \"hi, dad\" every time he tried to enter the room.


Both girls told police their father had intercourse with them.


If convicted, Baer could be sentenced to a maximum of 370 years in prison.

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