Monday, May 20, 2019

Police Charge Pottsville Man After Admitting to Raping a 13 Year Old

Pottsville Police have charged a man after he admitted to raping a 13 year old.

According to Pottsville Police Chief Richard Wojciechowsky, on May 19, 2019 Pottsville Bureau of Police Detective Joseph Welsh filed a criminal complaint against Raymond Daniel Zweizig Jr., 29,  of Pottsville, after he admitted to having sexual contact with a 13-year-old minor in November of 2018 at a location within the City of Pottsville.

According to the victim, Zweizig had unwanted sexual contact with her while she visited a family member in November of 2018.

Zweizig was contacted and interviewed by Detective Welsh on May 19, 2019 and he admitted to the allegations disclosed by the victim therefore he was subsequently charged with Rape, Aggravated Indecent Assault, Indecent Assault, Indecent Exposure and Corruption of Minors and was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Plachko who committed Zweizig Jr to Schuylkill County Prison after he was unable to post $100,000 straight cash bail pending a preliminary hearing.


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