Brookville Behavioral Health co-founder charged with sexual assault of a child

Staff Writer

On Thursday afternoon, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police issued a release announcing that a Summerville man, a co-founder and clinical director of Brookville Behavioral Health, had been arrested relative to the sexual assault of a child.

Police, who worked in collaboration with Jefferson County District Attorney Jeff Burkett's office, said that Glenn E. Tetro, 56, of Summerville, had been arrested and charged with 43 counts of rape, 86 counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, 34 counts of statutory sexual assault — all felonies — and various other related charges.

Police said that an investigation revealed that the victim, a known female, had been sexually abused for several years, beginning in 1994.

Online court documents indicate that, in all, 215 charges were filed against Tetro.

Tetro was arraigned by District Judge Gregory Bazylak; no date has yet been released for a preliminary hearing.