Bradford County Man Charged with Child Rape

TOWANDA, Pa. -- A man in Bradford County was arrested Tuesday, accused of using his horse farm to victimize girls.

State police say they know of several victims who met Jonathan Wright through his horse farm.

The investigation into child sex abuse cases began last year.

Now Jonathan Wright, 34, of Canton Township, is in Bradford County jail, charged with raping girls starting as young as 13 years old.

Wright is facing more than 150 counts of rape and aggravated indecent assault in Bradford County.

State police started investigating Wright last summer at his home and horse farm on Graham Road in Canton Township.

Troopers believe Wright used his farm along with extended family members to form relationships with the girls.

Court paper says one sexual relationship began when a girl was just 13 years old and continued for almost five years.

Troopers arrested Wright Tuesday morning and took electronic devices from the home in Canton Township.

"I don't know what is wrong with these guys in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. It is just a bad case to know he would do something up there," said Don Blazer.

Wright is locked up with bail set at $500,000.

State police believe there may be other victims. If you know of any or have any information, give them a call.

3 comments

  • Rusty Knyffe

    “I don’t know what is wrong with these guys…….” I’ll tell you what’s wrong with them. Since the concept of “family” has been obliterated, there was nobody showing these people how to BE and what was expected of them, men and women, alike. They’re all from a time when they were dropped off at babysitters, at day care centers, or in front of video games, and they have no concept of humanity. They weren’t “raised.” They were warehoused.

    I agree with Fortisveritas. Remove these skanks from the gene pool, entirely.

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