Man charged with rape

ELKLAND – Terry R. Hartman, 54, of 8 Center St., Lawrenceville, was charged by state police with two counts of rape, forcible compulsion, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, endangering welfare of children, corruption of minors and indecent assault.

According to documents filed at District Judge Brian Edgcomb’s office, the rapes began in August, 2009, against two girls aged 16 and 12, and ended in December 2011 for the 12-year-old and January 2012 for the 16-year-old.

Hartman was jailed in lieu of $100,000 bail and his preliminary hearing set for Oct. 24.