Man charged for raping an eight-year-old girl
A Youngsville man has been arrested and charged with raping an 8-year-old girl.
Richard M. Bailey, 36, of 17 Frontier Drive, was arraigned before District Justice Laura Bauer who set bail at $100,000.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, the alleged victim told her mother on Wednesday that Bailey had made her touch his penis the night before.
The girl underwent a forensic interview the next day through Warren Forest Children and Youth Services.
According to the affidavit, the victim detailed several instances of sexual contact over a period of about two weeks and that Bailey had taken pictures of her during some of the incidents.
Bailey is charged with rape of a child; aggravated indecent assault — complainant less than 13; indecent assault — person less than 13; and indecent exposure.
Bauer listed the maximum penalties for each charge — 20 years, $25,000 fine for rape; 10 years, $25,000 fine for aggravated indecent assault; five years, $10,000 fine for indecent assault; and five years, $10,000 fine for indecent exposure.