Thursday, July 30, 2015

Northumberland County Man Charged With Sexual Assault on Child in Schuylkill County

A Northumberland County man is locked up in prison after being charged with sexual assault in Schuylkill County.

According to WFMZ, Johnathan Rockwell Grove, 27, of Northumberland County, has been jailed in Schuylkill County prison  on rape charges stemming from an investigation.  The police investigation has shown that Grove sexually assaulted a male child 5 or 6 times in Gilberton back in 2003.

Grove was taken into custody on Wednesday.

Court documents show that Grove was committed to Schuylkill County Prison and was not able to post $50,000 bail and is waiting for a preliminary hearing on the charges against him.

Link to story from WFMZ