William Bonny Smith, 48, from the 3000 Blk. of Willow Street Pike North in Pequea Twp. has been charged with the following:
1 Count - Rape of a Child - 1st Degree Felony
1 Count - Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse (victim less than 13 years of age) - 1st Degree Felony
1 Count - Unlawful Contact With a Minor - 1st Degree Felony
3 Counts - Indecent Assault - 3rd Degree Felony
1 Count - Corruption of Minors - 3rd Degree Felony
In February of this year the Southern Regional Police Department received a report of allegations involving the sexual assault of a 7 year old female by the suspect. The child was assaulted at Smith's residence in Pequea Twp. between June of 2015 and July of 2016. The child is a relative of Smith and was in his care when the incidents occurred. Smith was arrested and taken in front of District Justice Benner who set bail at $500,000. Smith was unable to post bail and was committed to Lancaster County Prison. Cpl. Robert Burger is the arresting officer.