Fallowfield man faces trial on indecent assault charges
By Rick Bruni Jr.
Published: Thursday, October 4, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
Updated: Sunday, October 7, 2012
A Fallowfield Township man had a felony charge of aggravated indecent assault dropped Monday, but will still face three felony counts resulting from an alleged 2011 incident involving a 4-year-old girl, according to court documents.
Ronald Jeffrey Wingrove, 38, of 328 Coyle Curtin Road, waived to court charges of indecent assault, endangering the welfare of children and corruption of minors Monday in front of Magisterial District Judge Larry Hopkins in Charleroi.
The Washington County District Attorney's office withdrew the charge of aggravated indecent assault – the most serious of the four charges filed by state police at the Belle Vernon barracks on Aug. 14.
According to the affidavit of probable cause filed at Hopkin's office, the alleged sexual assaults occurred at Wingrove's residence.
The alleged victim, who was 4-years-old at the time, was then interviewed twice at the Washington County Child Advocacy Center and disclosed that Wingrove allegedly touched her inappropriately, according to the affidavit.
Wingrove's attorney, David Cercone of Pittsburgh, could not be reached Wednesday.
Wingrove is currently free on $50,000 unsecured bond.
Rick Bruni Jr. is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at email@example.com or 724-684-2635.
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If you are, or think you might be, in a conflict with a woman like this, you HAVE TO RECORD every conversation you have with her – PERIOD. If you don’t believe she will falsely accuse you of the most heinous acts a human can commit, your WRONG. My husband spent $150,000.00 in legal fees and the BEST advice he received was to purchase a $40.00 recorder and record EVERY INTERACTION. His criminal attorney said it best – when its a HE SAID/SHE SAID – SHE WILL WIN. YOU ARE GUILTY UNTIL YOU PROVE OTHERWISE. Don’t be naive and think that justice will prevail – only in your naive dreams. I am COMPLETELY CONVINCED that without the recordings, my husband would be in prison. I am the mother of 2 sons and the thought that a female can simply speak a few sentences and ruin their lives is scary – but its true. If your in a relationship with a personality disordered person (male or female) – GET OUT AND PURCHASE A RECORDER, you may just want to videotape every ENTIRE visit with your child…ESPECIALLY if hygiene and toilet training are involved because those necessary parenting interactions can be twisted around into perverted encounters by vengeful parents using young, trained, obedient children to accuse. Surveillance visitation is the only safeguard for single fathers (and mothers). My prayers are with this man and his child. STOP DOMESTIC VOILENCE BY PROXY! END LEGAL VIOLENCE/FALSE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST MEN!
Submitted by: shawntell on Friday, November 16, 2012
Dont hate tha playa. HATE THA GAME! N If u female u need to stop runnin at tha mouth cuz sumday u might want that game on YO side wen a donor be all up in y kidz biz-NAZZ! Aint ez bein independent single ma these days so tell dem fools $HUT UP n PAY UP, $QUARE UP TO MA MA n GET $TUUUUNG!
Submitted by: Justice on Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Its women like this that make me sick! Hate their ex's more than they love their own children! Using the system and their OWN children's well being to get what their selfish way on every one else's dime! Risk jailing heartbroken, estranged fathers for a quick laugh and sense of achievement. Does anyone care about the child/children involved in these cases? Women like these make trash look like HIGH SOCIETY! Every time i see THIS one I get physically ILL!
Submitted by: shawntell on Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Str8 up! Donors need to b quiet, pay your childsupport and be happy wit wat we give you or get over it. Wana put up a fight and c u face a army! It IZZZ wat it IZZ *Single mother of 3 doin it ALL in 2012!*
Submitted by: tony on Monday, November 5, 2012
So goes another custody case in America.
Submitted by: Raelynn on Wednesday, October 31, 2012
These things could be avoided if guys would just understand whose in control and stay in their place.
Submitted by: Jenn on Sunday, October 7, 2012
This man is innocent, an excellent parent, and needs to be stood up for.
Submitted by: Steve on Friday, October 5, 2012
This is more common than people know. false allegations and gender profiling! It's a shame people use false allegations for personal gain. I hate pedofiles and hope he gets the death penalty if he done something. I will even pay alot of my hard earned money to pull the switch! But if he is innocent I hope the person behind all of this gets the same penalties a perverted pedofile would get!
Submitted by: gretchen on Friday, October 5, 2012
The accusation IS the evidence. Although, HE needs to provide every shard of evidence he can acquire, All THEY need is to do is teach the child that the personal hygiene that DADDY provided was bad touching, AND isolate her to only those who are biased, sympathetic, and downright "in on it". They could add to the story over time. Be overbearing with practice via repeated interviews and associating with victim advocacy programs, intimidation at home, rehearse, quiz the girl continuously and on the ride to the hearing, and huddle around her in the ante room before the hearings reminding her what the right thing to say is...and what to say yes and no to. And however long this has been going on for gives them "win power", and the longer it takes to have the trial will CONTINUE to work to their advantage as the scenario they created integrates into the childs memory. Interesting to see how many times proceedings will be continued or thwarted by misc. issues to cause delay with the actual trial, hopefully not until adolescence which by that time a molestation victim was created by using only the power of suggestion and alienation. My ex, my brother and my husband all have records stemming from false accusations. I, myself am a true victim of rape. I am extremely insulted at those who accuse innocent people of something so horrible, it belittles those who have actually lived it. Something needs to change.
Submitted by: Serena on Thursday, October 4, 2012
I am also sorry to hear about your friend .
Submitted by: Serena on Thursday, October 4, 2012
Sound like a plea deal to me , to avoid jail time . Plead to the lesser offenses to avoid jail time . I dont think anyone with these offenses would want to be in jail any length of time if the population in the pen knows how old this child was . I would hope all that reads this remembers that this is a 4 year old child that had her innocence stolen wayyyy before her time. I think so many women/men have abused the "false allegation/custody claim" as an easy out and its sad that the real victims are the forgotten ones. That when we as the public read these articles we question just how legitimate the claims really are . Considering the fact he may have taken "plea" sounds kinda funny too if you really stop and think about it , it sounds pretty obvious there is proof of some sort .
Submitted by: joe on Thursday, October 4, 2012
Somethings not right.If they think hes guilty, they wouldnt drop or offer to drop the SERIOUS charge, for anything right? Theres a maggot here. I'll be the first one in line to lay into a pedo, but this one smells funny and theres getting to be a real problem with disgruntled women taking advantage of how easy it is to persecute and how serious these accusation are taken. A accusation this brutal shouldnt be allowed to be a joke or a weapon of control or custody or revenge or entertainment or whatever for playing around with. My good friend & better dad than I could ever be went through situation like this. First he went bankrupt trying to defend &save his little girl from living in a personal hell. he'snot alive anymore. Im interested in finding ou more of whats realy going on.