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Suspect in Mercer County sex crimes arrested in Girard

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GIRARD, Ohio -

Authorities are holding a Girard, Ohio man wanted for allegedly committing sex crimes against a child in Mercer County.

U.S. Marshals and Girard Police arrested 56-year-old William Casey on Friday after he failed to show up for a court hearing in Mercer County.

Casey is awaiting trial on two counts of aggravated indecent assault of a child and three counts of indecent assault on a person lest than 13 years old.

The suspect was first arrested in Girard last July.

The original criminal complaint filed by the Pymatuning Township Police Department charged Casey with eleven charges including rape of child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, statutory sexual assault of a child 11 years or older, aggravated indecent assault of a child, and indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age.

Some of those charges were dismissed in the lower court.

According to court records, the alleged crimes took place in December 2015.

Casey remains jailed awaiting extradition to Mercer County.

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