Jury finds Lower Paxton resident guilty of Indecent Assault of a Child and related charges
February 17, 2017
On 02/16/2017 Otis Thomas III was found guilty of Indecent Assault of a Child, Unlawful Contact with a Minor, Corruption of Minors, and Endangering the Welfare of Children. These charges stem from incidents reported in 2015 to the Lower Paxton Township Police Department. The incidents reported occurred in the 1600 block of Buckingham Road between August 2013 - December 2014 and were investigated by Cpl Todd Witmer and Cpl Autumn Lupey. The case for the Commonwealth was presented to the jury by Chief Deputy District Attorney, Jennifer Gettle, and before the Honorable Judge John Cherry. Thomas is currently out on bail and sentencing has been scheduled for May 17, 2017.