A taxi driver, who originally pleaded no contest to a reduced charge, has withdrawn his plea and will be tried on four child sexual abuse charges.

Third District Judge Homer Wilkinson scheduled a March 6 trial for Eugene C. Reiners, 68, who is charged with two counts of sodomy upon a child and two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child.Reiners is accused of taking a 5-year-old boy to his home and forcing him to perform sex acts and pose for nude photographs. The boy was a passenger on one of Reiners' routes that included a school for handicapped children.

According to police reports, Reiners had a long white beard and called himself Santa Claus.