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Ex-Pennsylvania police chief sentenced to 16-32 years for child rape

(The AEGIS Alliance) – An ex-police chief in Pennsylvania who had been pronounced guilty of raping a juvenile girl throughout a 7-year-long time period was just recently sentenced to time behind bars.

On July 18 the ex and disgraced Weissport Chief of Police Brent Getz got sentenced to 16 to 32 years behind bars as well as 3 years of consecutive probation. Getz will additionally be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life, according to a press release by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

In March 2019, Getz, as well as Gregory Wagner, were originally apprehended. The female victim was only 12 years old when she reported the situation and said to an educator in May 2012 that Wagner had been attacking her, and authorities launched an investigation into the matter, however, no charges were actually filed against him back then.

The case was reopened in August 2018 through a Franklin Township Police Department officer. The victim was spoken with and also disclosed that Getz, that was actually the principal of authorities back then of those accusations, attacked her, also. The victim informed police that Wagner orally, vaginally, as well as anally raped her when she was between the ages of 4 to 11 and that “Getz would also join in on these assaults.”

Wagner is the victim’s uncle, who additionally forced the girl victim into viewing porn with him, the kind that “depicted teenagers.”

Wagner at some point confessed to the child abuse and also informed authorities he and Getz would sexually assault her with each other. The rapes apparently took place “several times a week.”

Getz was convicted on March 11 of raping a child, involuntary deviating sexual relations with a kid, and aggravated indecent assault of a youngster.

Shapiro notes that Getz’s co-defendant Wagner made a guilty plea to the child rape and sex-related exploitation of children on November 16, 2020. Wagner was handed a sentence of 10 to 20 years behind bars, and afterward probation plus he will need to register as a sex offender permanently.

Jeffrey Childers – The AEGIS Alliance – This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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