Tamaqua man given prison term for indecent assault
A Tamaqua man, who had entered a guilty plea last August 17 to charges of indecent assault and corruption of minors, was given a prison sentence followed by a long probation by President Judge William E. Baldwin in the Schuylkill County Court.
Kevin Gray, 54, of 142 Penn St., on a charge of indecent assault was sentenced to serve nine to 23 months in the county prison and on a charge of corruption of minors to serve five years on probation to run consecutive to his first sentence.
Upon his release from prison he must undergo and complete sexual offenders counseling and have no contact with the victim or the family. Gray was cited by Tamaqua Cpl. Henry Woods.
Two others were also sentenced by Baldwin.
Scott Charles Glunz, 35, Pottsville, who pleaded guilty to 23 criminal counts, was sentenced as follows:
On four counts of aggravated assault of four police officers who were injured in performing their duties was sentenced to serve 18 to 36 months in a state correctional institution and received credit for serving 268 days in the county prison.
On charges of fleeing police, three counts of criminal mischief, four counts each of recklessly endangering another person and simple assault, received a sentence six to 12 months to run concurrent. On a charge of resisting arrest a sentence of 12 months probation also to run concurrent.
On summay charges of reckless driving, fined $100; careless driving, merges; three stop sign violations, $70; and failing to have a driver's license, fined $200 plus $200 in costs. He also must make restitution of $5,496.70 to Inegrated Risk Management and $1,010 to the City of Pottsville for damage to a police cruiser. Glunz was cited by Patrolman Brian J. Reno.
Richard Ludwig Jr., Ringtown, who was found guilty by a jury, was sentenced on charges of intimidating a witness and siimple assault to serve 14 to 30 months in a state correctional institution with credit for having serve 57 days in the county prison.
On a charge of harassment was fined $100 and careless driving was fined $25. Ludwig was cited by Frackville Patrolman George Parnell.