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One charge withdrawn against New Stanton man involved in Somerset school incident

Paul Peirce
| Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, 5:39 p.m.

A New Stanton man charged in Somerset County with harassing several students while working as a photographer during a formal school dance in May 2016 had the most serious charge withdrawn in a recent plea agreement, according to online court records.

Gary D. Josebeck, 25, pleaded guilty July 19 to public drunkenness and harassment following the alleged May 13, 2016, incident, according to the court docket. A more serious charge of indecent assault on a person less than 16 years old was withdrawn, records show.

Police said the incident occurred at Conemaugh Township Middle and Senior High School.

On Sept. 14, Josebeck was sentenced to serve one year on probation and was fined $200 by Somerset Judge D. Gregory Geary. The charges were filed by Conemaugh Township Police.

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