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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | July 10, 2002
martinsburg@herald-mail.com WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A 71-year-old man has been accused of sexually abusing two girls several times - including once when he allegedly assaulted the older girl while his infirm wife was downstairs. Waynesboro Police said William Johnson of Clay Hill Road in Quincy Township, Pa., molested the girls - ages 12 and 8 - from 1999 to this year. Police said they arrested Johnson Monday outside the Waynesboro Post Office on East Main Street. Johnson was charged with four counts of indecent assault, two counts of aggravated indecent assault and one count each of rape, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent exposure and corruption of a minor, according to charging documents.
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NEWS
April 24, 2001
Landover, Md., man sentenced, ordered to register as sex offender By MARLO BARNHART marlob@herald-mail.com The wife and family of a Landover, Md., man charged in last June's sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Doub's Woods Park were in Washington County Circuit Court Tuesday as he was sentenced to serve four years in prison. The victim, now 15, was in court with her family. Frankie Lorenzo Marshall, 34, of 7720 Muncie Road, pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault, for which he received two one-year jail terms.
NEWS
September 11, 2000
W.Va. man gets year in county sexual assault By MARLO BARNHART / Staff Writer A Berkeley Springs, W.Va., man, convicted of second-degree assault in May, was sentenced in Washington County Circuit Court Monday to serve one year in jail. Circuit Judge Frederick Wright also ordered Alan A. Moser, 51, to pay $5,200 in restitution to the victim, according to court records. He was placed on probation for three years. A Washington County Circuit jury deliberated three hours on May 31 after a two-day trial that included testimony from the victim, who said Moser forced her to have sexual intercourse on April 24, 1999, in her Boonsboro home.
NEWS
July 27, 2000
Man charged with videotaping nude children By MARC G. AUBER / Staff Writer, Chambersburg FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - A Fayetteville man has been charged with videotaping naked children periodically since February, Pennsylvania authorities said Thursday. The 30-year-old man is charged with one count of indecent assault and six counts each of sexual abuse of children and corruption of minors, Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg said. The man has been released on $10,000 bail on the condition that he not communicate with the children, records show.
NEWS
June 15, 2000
Hagerstown City Police were on the lookout for a man who had a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl Thursday morning in Doub's Woods Park. "This is being investigated as a crime because of the age difference between the suspect and the victim," said Lt. Gary Spielman. "The sexual contact was apparently consensual. " In Maryland, sexual contact between an adult and a juvenile 14 or younger is a crime, whether consensual or not. Spielman said the girl told police she was walking in the 900 block of South Potomac Street at 8 a.m. when a black man in a silver Ford Tempo pulled up and began a conversation.
NEWS
June 15, 2000
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man was sentenced Wednesday in Franklin County Court to 6 1/2 to 20 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl. The 30-year-old man pleaded guilty in April to rape, according to court records. He was charged in December 1999 after the girl's mother reported the abuse to Pennsylvania State Police. Police records said the man had sexual contact with the girl on three occasions in April 1999, while the girl's mother was at work.
NEWS
June 1, 2000
A Washington County Circuit jury deliberated for three hours Wednesday before finding a West Virginia man guilty of second-degree assault. Alan A. Moser, 51, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., will remain free on bond pending completion of a pre-sentence investigation ordered by Judge Frederick Wright. The two-day trial included testimony from the victim, who said Moser forced her to have sexual intercourse on April 24, 1999, in her Boonsboro home. Moser, a former Boonsboro resident, took the stand in his own defense and insisted that the sexual contact was consensual.
NEWS
May 18, 2000
In a courtroom closed to all but juvenile authorities and families of the victim and the accused, a teenage boy admitted Wednesday he sexually assaulted a 5-year-old boy last month. Washington County Circuit Judge Frederick Wright returned the 14-year-old to the Thomas B. Finan Center in Cumberland, Md., until he can be placed in a proper setting. The youth admitted to a fourth-degree sex offense. Additional charges of sodomy and a second-degree sex offense were dropped in exchange for the admission.
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | February 17, 2000
Getting a 12-year-old girl pregnant after forcing her to have sex earned a a Pennsylvania man twice her age a five-year prison sentence Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court. David Steven Pogue, 25, of Waynesboro, Pa., pleaded guilty to a third-degree sex offense. According to Assistant Washington County State's Attorney Susan Lochbaum, the victim told the Department of Social Services a year ago that Pogue was the father of the child she had in 1997 when she was 12 years old. Pogue visited the home of a relative of his wife and encountered the girl on a number of occasions when no one else was around, Lochbaum said.
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By MARLO BARNHART | September 8, 1999
A 15-year-old boy admitted Wednesday in Washington County Juvenile Court that he committed a third-degree sexual offense against a neighbor girl last April. The teenager, who has been at the Shelter Care unit at the Finan Center in Cumberland, Md., since the incident, will be placed in a high security/mental health residential setting as soon as one is available. In the meantime, Judge John H. McDowell ordered that he be returned to Cumberland. Assistant Washington County State's Attorney Gina Cirincion said the April 22 incident came to light when the mother of the 12-year-old girl learned that the boy had gone into her bedroom.
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