Arraignment Scheduled for Suspect in Child Sex Abuse Case


Monday afternoon Timothy Lee Romano appeared before Judge George Harmond in Seventh District Court, regarding charges of sexually abusing a child.

Romano waived his right to a preliminary hearing and has now been scheduled for arraignment. Timothy’s wife, Amanda Nicole Romano, was also scheduled to appear for her preliminary hearing regarding over 15 charges of sexually abusing a child, but the appearance was postponed pending the results of a psychiatric evaluation.

Timothy Romano is В charged with two counts of aggravated sex abuse of a child, a first-degree felony, in connection with one child. Amanda Romano is charged with five counts of object sex abuse of a child, five counts of sodomy on a child, and four counts of aggravated sex abuse of a child, all first-degree felonies, in connection with two children.Tyler Barney,В roommateВ of the Romano’s, is charged with two counts of sexually abusing a child. Currently investigators believe six children have been involved, one who lived in the Romano household has since been removed by DCFS. The crimes are believed to have taken place over a two year period in the Carbon County area.The trio was taken into custody in early November after sufficient evidence had been gathered.

Tyler Barney is scheduled to appear in Seventh District Court for a preliminary hearing on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 9a.m.

Amanda Romano’s appearance will be scheduled after results of the psychiatric evaluation have been received.

Timothy Romano is scheduled for arraignment in Seventh District Court on January 22, 2013 at 12:15p.m.



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