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Canonsburg Man Charged with Indecent Assault

Jeffrey Amand was briefly remanded to the Washington County Jail.

A Canonsburg man was briefly remanded to the Washington County Jail after police said he grabbed a woman in a “sexual manner” at McGrogan’s Tap Room Wednesday night.

charged Jeffrey Amand, 24, with aggravated indecent assault—a felony—indecent assault and harassment.

The victim said the alleged assault happened as she was leaving the bar and attempted to give Amand—someone she said she knew from school and had run into at the bar—a good-bye hug.

Patch does not identify victims in these cases.

Amand was arraigned before district Judge Joshua Kanalis, who set a $10,000 bond, which the man later posted.

Amand is scheduled to appear before district at 10:30 a.m. July 26 for a preliminary hearing.

Johnny July 19, 2012 at 03:24 PM
Sounds fishy to me...
Amanda Gillooly July 19, 2012 at 11:25 PM
Johnny, I have his preliminary hearing on my list of things to cover next week. I will let you know when I know more.
Johnny July 20, 2012 at 02:16 AM
Something doesn't sound right... Did she know a cop?
Amanda Gillooly July 20, 2012 at 02:40 AM
Johny, I was able to speak with the police chief briefly this morning, and he kindly read me the police report over the phone. Because of the nature of the allegations, I was unable to provide further details because they were of a mature-audience nature. And again: Everyone is innocent until proven guilty, and we will see what happens when he goes before the district judge, who will consider the charges. I will let you know how that turns out. In the meantime, if I may be of any further assistance, give me a call anytime at 724-510-5659.
Johnny July 20, 2012 at 05:40 AM
Thanks for being so kind...
Amanda Gillooly July 20, 2012 at 12:02 PM
My pleasure! Hope you have a great weekend!

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