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Child Abuse Arrest - P. Ewing

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Paul Michael Ewing, age 36

On January 25, 2018, Berks County District Attorney Child Abuse Detectives received a report of suspected child abuse involving a 14 year old female victim. Detectives immediately initiated an investigation into the allegation.

On January 25, 2018, Berks County District Attorney Child Abuse Detectives received a report of suspected child abuse involving a 14 year old female victim. Detectives immediately initiated an investigation into the allegation.

A forensic interview was conducted at the Children's Alliance Center. During the interview, the victim disclosed that the defendant, Paul Michael Ewing, had sexually assaulted her on numerous occasions since she was 13 years of age.

Additionally, detectives obtained a confession from the defendant admitting that he sexually assaulted the victim several times and that he was aware that the victim was 13 years old when the sexual assaults occurred.

On February 15, 2018, detectives obtained a warrant of arrest for the defendant. The warrant was issued by Magisterial District Judge Steven Chieffo, for the charges of:

  • Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse - Forcible Compulsion
  • Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse - Victim less than 16 Years of Age
  • Aggravated Indecent Assault - Forcible Compulsion
  • Aggravated Indecent Assault - Victim less than 16 Years of Age
  • Intimidation, Retaliation or Obstruction in Child Abuse Cases
  • Corruption of Minors
  • Endangering the Welfare of Children
  • Indecent Assault - Forcible Compulsion
  • Indecent Assault - Person Less Than 16 Years of Age
  • Indecent Exposure

On February 15, 2018, the defendant surrendered to the Berks County Detectives at their office. The defendant was arraigned and bail was set at $200,000.00. He is currently in Berks County Jail awaiting further court action.