A 74-year-old Lakewood, New York, man is headed to trial on charges that he sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy during a scouting event at an East Mead Township campground in 2017.
Donald C. Shriver, 282 Southland Ave., waived his preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols on Wednesday.
Shriver was the child’s scout leader at the time of an event at Camp Chickasaw, 8848 S. Wayland Road, from Aug. 18-20, 2017, according to the criminal complaint filed by police in the case.
Shriver, who was 73 at the time of the alleged incident, is charged with touching the boy’s genitals and attempting to touch the boy’s genitals during the event.
He faces third-degree felony charges of corruption of minors and unlawful contact with minor — sexual offenses. In addition, Shriver faces first-degree misdemeanor charges of indecent assault of a person less than 13, endangering the welfare of children and criminal attempt at indecent assault of a person less than 13.
Shriver was released on $25,000 unsecured bond. A trial in the case will be scheduled for the May term of criminal court.