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Laceyville Man Arrested on Sex Charges



Jordan Ellis, 20, Laceyville, has been charged with several criminal charges stemming from an alleged indecent sexual incident that occurred in February of this year. Police say that Ellis was observed lying naked on the bed of a 14-year-old juvenile between February fifth and sixth. The incident allegedly took place in Meshoppen Borough.

Charges against Ellis were filed on May 18. They are: unlawful contact with a minor, criminal attempt at statutory sexual assault, criminal attempt at aggravated indecent assault with a victim under 16 years of age, corruption of minors and indecent assault with a person less than 16 years of age.

Ellis is in the Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail; the preliminary hearing is set for July 19.

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