State Constable Faces Sex Charges

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GILLETT — Charges were filed Friday against a Pennsylvania state constable from Bradford County.

Francis Salatino III, of Gillett, faces charges including rape, false imprisonment, and prostitution. These charges stem from when he was serving as an elected constable.

Salatino was first arrested in May on charges of offering a woman money for sexual contact in August, 2011 while the woman was in his custody and being transported to jail.
Salantino was arraigned and posted a bail of $15,000.  He is due in court on July 11th.