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No Plea Entered in Case Against Strattanville Man Accused of Raping Child, Pre-Trial Conference Scheduled

Saturday, February 8, 2020 @ 12:02 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

gavel 2aCLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A Strattanville man accused of repeatedly raping a young girl chose not to enter a plea during a hearing in court on Wednesday.

During Plea Court on Wednesday, February 5, 33-year-old Ricky Glenn Wright chose not to enter a plea.

A pre-trial conference is scheduled for March 6 at 8:30 a.m. with President Judge Sara J. Seidle-Patton presiding. It will be the last opportunity for Wright to enter a plea.

Wright faces the following charges:

– 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

Wright is currently free on $75,000.00 monetary bail.

Details of the case:

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.

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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