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Former county treasurer charged with indecent assault

Denny Munksgard

Former Warren County Treasurer Dennis Munksgard has been charged with indecent assault and harassment against a county employee.

The charges were filed by City of Warren police on Feb. 8, online court records show, and the case was docketed at District Judge Raymond Zydonik’s office on Monday.

No preliminary hearing has been scheduled as of Monday afternoon against Munksgard, 65, 7 Fisher St., Warren.

Munksgard’s term as treasurer ended at the end of 2023. He announced last February that he would not be seeking re-election.

The incident allegedly occurred on Dec. 13 shortly before 9:30 a.m. at the courthouse.

The affidavit of probable cause states that Munksgard walked behind the victim to an elevator and said, according to the victim, that he “liked the view” when she bent over. The victim also reported that Munksgard asked her if they could have sex in the elevator.

Police alleged that Munksgard then followed her into the elevator “approached her from the side then wrapped his arm around her back/waist and leaned in and kissed her neck” and “told the victim that she made his day.”

Munksgard told police there had allegedly been an “ongoing flirtatious relationship” and claimed that “he did not feel that he had acted inappropriately.”

He told police that the victim made a sexually suggestive comment toward him before they entered the elevator.

Munksgard also allegedly told police that the victim at first told him “Not today” in the elevator and “he then went over to her and she ‘played ball.'”

The case is being prosecuted by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.

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