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Amish Man Arrested for Allegedly Molesting 8 Children

Courtesy: Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Courtesy: Williamsport Sun-Gazette

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — An Amish man was arrested Wednesday afternoon  after State Police said he allegedly molested eight children.

Troopers arrested John Beiler, 47, from Allenwood in Union County.

Authorities said Beiler molested five girls and three boys in Washington over a 15-year period ending in 2012.

The victims ranged in age from an infant to children in their teens.

Beiler is locked up in Lycoming County prison in lieu of $250,000 bail.


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