07 - 12 - 2010 Police charge 18-y/o with multiple sex offenses on 6 children
(CDT) An 18-year-old has been charged by Lewistown state police with sexually assaulting 6 children under the ages of 12. The incidents happened at various locations in Juniata Co. between 2007 & 2009 & they aren’t releasing the suspect’s name because he was a minor when the alleged crimes were committed. He was jailed on 10 counts each of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault, sexual assault, indecent assault, & corruption of minors. If prosecutors decide to charge him as an adult, police say they’ll release more information. The victims are now 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 & 12. All but 1 are girls. The accused confessed to the crimes & was detained in a juvenile facility pending a hearing.