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By DON AINES | June 25, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Harrisburg, Pa., man on Tuesday waived his preliminary hearing in Franklin County Central Court on charges that he sexually assaulted a girl repeatedly over a period of about a year. Alexis Ocasio Rivera, 36, is charged with several felony counts of rape of a child, as well as statutory sexual assault and indecent assault. Magisterial District Judge Gary Carter said Rivera is in Franklin County Jail on $125,000 bond and his mandatory arraignment is scheduled for Aug. 6. The girl, now 14, was interviewed in April and told Chambersburg police that Rivera first assaulted her in 2006 at her home, according to the affidavit of probable cause.
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By HEATHER KEELS | June 13, 2008
A 23-year-old Hagerstown man has been charged with second-degree rape after a woman said he forced her to have intercourse with him Tuesday night, Washington County District Court records show. Michael Dynal Hackey Jr., of 56 North Cannon Ave. in Hagerstown, also was charged with second-degree sex offense and second-degree assault, court records show. The woman said she met Hackey while walking on Franklin Street and the two went back to her apartment in the 100 block of East Franklin Street at about 11:30 p.m. to hang out and drink, Hagerstown Police Department Detective Chris Kayser wrote in charging documents.
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By HEATHER KEELS | May 28, 2008
Woman sentenced in embezzlement case A Hagerstown woman was given a suspended 18-month jail sentence after she pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $90,000 from her former employer over a period of about a year and a half, according to court records. Lisa Ann Casto, 48, of 13927 Kellen Drive, must undergo 18 months of supervised probation and complete 125 hours of community service by Sept. 15, Washington County District Judge Ralph France ruled Tuesday. Casto was a part-time employee in the payroll department of Hagerstown-based Culligan-Stoner Enterprises Inc. when the company's owner noticed an unauthorized deposit, according to charging documents filed by Hagerstown Police Detective Patricia Moulton.
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By HEATHER KEELS | May 27, 2008
Hagerstown woman gets suspended jail sentence for embezzling $90,000 A Hagerstown woman was given a suspended 18-month jail sentence after she pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $90,000 from her former employer over a period of about a year and a half, according to court records. Lisa Ann Casto, 48, of 13927 Kellen Drive, must undergo 18 months of supervised probation and complete 125 hours of community service by Sept. 15, Washington County District Judge Ralph France ruled Tuesday.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | May 16, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Berkeley County man was jailed Thursday on three felony counts of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian and a charge of failing to register as a convicted child abuser less than a month after being sentenced in another case involving a child, according to court records. The man's name is not being released because of his relationship with the victim, a 4-year-old girl. The defendant remained in jail Thursday night on a $160,000 cash-only bond set by Magistrate JoAnn Overington, according to court records.
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by ERIN JULIUS | July 13, 2007
HAGERSTOWN - A former Ku Klux Klan leader was acquitted Thursday night in Washington County Circuit Court of second-degree sexual offense, sexual abuse of a minor and other crimes after a jury of eight men and four women deliberated for about an hour. Gordon Creal Young, 41, was charged with the offenses after a 15-year-old girl told Washington County Sheriff's deputies that Young made her perform sexual acts on him at his home on two separate occasions in October 2006. Young, of 2210 Back Road in Sharpsburg, also was charged with second-degree assault and causing another to ingest bodily fluid.
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by KAREN HANNA | May 30, 2007
A man charged with 23 criminal counts involving child pornography allegedly told police he tried to delete pictures of him and a boy kissing, but couldn't. Police who searched the hard drive of a computer of the Hagerstown home of William A. Keck allegedly found graphic photos of the boy and video clips of adults engaged in sex with youths who appeared to be children. Compact discs with handwritten labels including the titles "child porn 8 yo girl" and "boys pedo" also allegedly contained child pornography, and one folder with allegedly explicit images was called "userswilliamdocuments nastey," according to a charging document.
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by PEPPER BALLARD | November 28, 2006
An 18-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to third-degree sex offense and was ordered to serve four years in prison for having sexual contact with his disabled stepsister in March. Washington County Circuit Judge W. Kennedy Boone III suspended six years of a 10-year prison sentence for the conviction. The man, who is not being named to protect the identity of his stepsister, was ordered to serve three years of probation, the first year of which was ordered supervised. The incident occurred March 2, when the man inappropriately touched his older stepsister, Washington County Assistant State's Attorney Gina Cirincion said.
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by PEPPER BALLARD | October 20, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - A 45-year-old Washington County man was ordered in Washington County Circuit Court on Thursday to serve 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges that he made his 8-year-old stepson perform sexual acts with him in 2004. The man, whose identity is being withheld to protect the identity of his stepson, pleaded guilty in Circuit Court in July to second-degree sex offense for sexual contact with his stepson between Aug. 1, 2004, and Aug. 31, 2004, and second-degree assault for sexual contact with the boy Nov. 24, 2004.
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April 4, 2006
A 47-year-old Berkeley Springs, W.Va., man who faced charges stemming from alleged sexual contact with a 17-year-old girl entered an Alford plea Monday in Washington County Circuit Court to one count of second-degree assault. In making an Alford plea, a defendant does not admit guilt but acknowledges the state has sufficient evidence to gain a conviction. David Leroy Creek Sr., whose address when charged was 2570 Fairview Drive in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., entered the plea before Washington County Circuit Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr., who ordered him to three years of unsupervised probation.
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