Connecticut Man Arrested For Child Rape In Dauphin County

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A Connecticut man is in Dauphin County Prison on charges related to the rape of a child. Yesterday, Paul Joseph Begnoche, 52 years of age, of the first block of Roberts St., Shelton, CT, was extradited here on a warrant and is charged with Rape of a Child, Incest, three counts of Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse with a Child, Unlawful Contact with a Minor, 3 counts of Indecent Assault, Corruption of Minors and Statutory Sexual Assault for an incident in October of 2009 in the Township.

The victim was 10 years old at the time of the incident. Begnoche was arraigned at Night Court and jailed at Dauphin County Prison in lieu of $1,000,000 bail. A Preliminary Hearing is scheduled for August 6, 2010 in front of Magisterial District Judge William Wenner.

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