DRUMS - On the 24th of May, Butler Township Police charged Casey Lewis Vargeson, 19, of Nuremburg with three felony counts of Statutory Sexual Assault and three felony of Corruption of minors, according to a press release.
Police learned that Vergeson was engaging in sexual intercourse with the female juvenile since she was thirteen years old.
During the investigation, it was discovered that Vargeson was eighteen years old at the time the sexual conduct began with the juvenile.
Vargeson told officers that he was aware that the juvenile he was having sex with was in fact as juvenile. Police also learned that he had impregnated the juvenile this past year.
Vargeson was arraigned by District Magistrate Daniel O'Donnell last month of the 24th. O'Donnell set Vargeson's bail at $15,000 unsecured.
Vargeson was also ordered to not have any contact with the victim, and neither her family.
Vargeson's preliminary hearing was this morning at 9:00.