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Updated: 10:26 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 | Posted: 4:21 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Kettering man jailed on child rape charges


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Mark A. Pheanis

By Breaking News Staff


UPDATE@ 10:26 p.m. Sept. 4: A Kettering man was arraigned today on 12 felony charges stemming from a child rape case.

Mark A. Pheanis appeared in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court. A pretrial hearing is set for Sept. 16, online records show.

UPDATE Aug. 31:

A Kettering man wanted on child rape charges was booked Aug. 31 into the Montgomery County Jail.

Mark A. Pheanis, 41, is being held in lieu of $750,000 bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 4, online jail records show.


A 41-year-old Kettering man was indicted today on several child rape charges.

An arrest warrant was issued Aug. 29 for Mark A. Pheanis, who was indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury on two counts of rape of a child younger than 10; rape of a child younger than 13; three counts of rape and six counts of sexual battery, online common pleas court records show. The charges were filed in April.

According to the county prosecutor's office, the accusations involve a female child known to Pheanis.


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