Price Residents Charged with over 15 counts of Sexual Abuse

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Two Price residents were formally charged in 7th District Court yesterday with over 15 counts of sexually abusing a child.

Amanda Nicole Romano (26) was charged with five counts object rape of a child, five counts sodomy on a child, one count child abuse involving physical injury, and four counts aggravated sexual abuse of a child.

Timothy Lee Romano (25) was charged with two counts aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Timothy, and Amanda were both arrested on November 9.

According to Captain Bill Barnes with the Price City Police Department, there are six known victims ranging in age from 2-15. В One was living in the Romano household and has been removed by DCFS. Captain Barnes also reported a third suspect involved, Tyler Barney, who had lived with the Romero couple. Barney was arrested on November 10, but has not yet been officially charged.

The investigation is still ongoing. В Check back with etv10news for more information as it is released.

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