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Posted on: July 25, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Waymart Man Faces Charges for Sexually Assaulting a Child

The Wayne County District Attorney announced the arrest of Jeremy Daniel Briscese, age 40, of Waymart for sexually assaulting a minor child.  

The Defendant is charged with 143 counts each related to Rape, Rape of a Child, Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse, Statutory Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Aggravated Indecent Assault, Indecent Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor Child, Corruption of Minors, Unlawful Contact of a Minor Child, Criminal Use of a Communication Facility, Intimidation of a Witness/Victim, and other related charges. 

The Complaint alleges the Defendant had sexual intercourse with a minor from about March 2021 to February 2022.  The Complaint alleges the Defendant kept a record of the sexual assaults by marking his calendar with hearts, totaling 143 hearts.  

The Central Court date is set for July 27, 2022.  District Magistrate Kay Bates set bail at $500,000.00. The Defendant is held in the Wayne County Correctional Facility.  

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