By Lucas Wood
HAZLETON, Pa. -- On Tuesday, February 28th, around 3:30 in the early morning, Hazleton Police were dispatched to the area of the 700 block of McNair Street on a report of a female who was assaulted and the male actor was still on the scene.
Larry Garlick, 46, of New York City, was taken into custody by Hazleton Patrol Officers and the Hazleton Detective Division responded and conducted an investigation leading to the following charges:
1. Rape Forcible Compulsion
2. Aggravated Indecent Assault
3. Statutory Sexual Assault
4. Indecent Assault
Axcording to a press release, the victim is only 15 years of age.
The defendant is presently before the Honorable Joseph Zola for arraignment.
Statement by Chief of Police, Jerry Speziale:
"This is a serious and horrible crime and the investigation will continue with the appropriate authorities to ensure swift and decisive justice."