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Strattanville Man Arrested for Rape of Child

Monday, June 17, 2019 @ 05:06 PM

Posted by Aly Delp

police - new 6/17/2019CLARION TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Strattanville man is behind bars following allegations that he repeatedly raped a young girl.

Court documents indicate the Clarion-based State Police filed the following charges against 32-year-old Ricky Glenn Wright, of Strattanville, on June 14:

– Rape of Child, Felony 1
– Statutory Sexual Assault: 11 Years Older, Felony 1
– Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse With Child, Felony 1
– Sexual Assault, Felony 2
– Aggravated Indecent Assault – Comp. Less Than 13 Years Old, Felony 2
– Corruption Of Minors – Defendant Age 18 or Above, Felony 3
– Indecent Assault Person Less than 13 Years of Age, Misdemeanor 1
– Endangering Welfare of Children – Parent/Guardian/Other Commits Offense, Misdemeanor 1

According to a criminal complaint filed by Trooper Katherine Berggren, of PSP Clarion, a known young girl participated in a Forensic Interview at Western PA Cares for Kids on Monday, June 3. The victim disclosed being physically and sexually accosted by Ricky Glenn Wright.

The victim utilized anatomically correct dolls and pictures to accurately portray Wright’s actions.

According to the complaint, the victim was subjected to unwanted physical touching by Wright, as well as sexual assault multiple times between April 24 and May 12 in a Clarion Township residence.

The complaint states that Wright participated in an interview during which time he denied any allegations of any form of abuse toward the victim.

Based on the investigation, Wright was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Duane L. Quinn at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14.

Unable to post $75,000.00 monetary bail, he was lodged in the Clarion County Jail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, with Judge Quinn presiding.

Wright is also facing third-degree felony Criminal Trespass charges stemming from an incident that occurred on June 4 at a Strattanville residence. Those charges have been transferred to the Clarion County Court of Common Pleas.

EDITOR’S NOTE #1: Extreme graphic details were not included due to the sexual nature of the alleged crime.

EDITOR’S NOTE #2: Additional details were omitted to help protect the identity of the victim.


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