A Huntington Beach man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of molesting a 4-year-old relative while babysitting.
Gordon Ray Bodkin, 45, is charged with one felony count each of unlawful sexual intercourse with a child under 10, sexual penetration with a foreign object of a child under 10 and oral copulation of a child under 10, with sentencing enhancement allegations for substantial sexual conduct with a child. He has a prior strike conviction for residential burglary in 2009.
Bodkin faces a maximum sentence of 40 years to life in state prison if convicted, according to a release from the Orange County district attorney's office. He is being held on $1-million bail.