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Punxsutawney man arrested on multiple charges, including indecent assault

May 3, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Friday afternoon, the Punxsutawney Police Department reported the arrest of Joseph M. McQuade, 35, of Punxsutawney.

McQuade was arrested on Friday and charged with four counts of aggravated indecent assault (without consent); four counts of aggravated indecent assault (less than 16 years old); four counts of indecent assault (without consent); four counts of indecent assault (less than 16); four counts of corruption of minors; and eight counts of unlawful contact with a minor.

The arrest stemmed from alleged incidents that occurred in a home in the Punxsutawney Borough between Jan. 1 and April 23.

McQuade was arraigned before District Judge Douglas Chambers and was committed to the Jefferson County Jail in lieu of posting $250,000 cash bail.

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