Firefighter in court for underage sex case


SHAVERTOWN, LUZERNE COUNTY (WOLF) -- A Shavertown firefighter who's facing charges including statutory sex assault was in court on Thursday.

Police say Joshua Ralston, 20, was still 19 when he had sex with a 13-year-old girl twice over the winter.

He waived his preliminary hearing. According to the criminal complaint, Ralston admitted to the improper contact, which was consensual.

Rlaston remains out of jail with a $25,000 unsecured bail.

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