A Montgomery man charged with felony rape of a child was denied bail due to being “a danger to the public,” court records stated.
Christopher John Grob, 49, of Montgomery, allegedly abused a minor victim on or about May 15, 2019, according to the police report by Montgomery Borough Police Department Officer Jeffrey Houseknecht.
The investigation was assisted by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Sunbury, and Lycoming County Children and Youth, Houseknecht wrote. Grob faces charges with one count each of first degree felony rape of a child, second degree felony sexual assault, first degree felony involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, second degree felony aggravated indecent assault person less than 13 years of age, third degree felony indecent assault person less than 13 years of age, third degree felony corruption of minors defendant 18 or above, first degree felony statutory sexual assault person 11 years or older, court records state.
Muncy Magisterial District Judge Jon E. Kemp denied bail for Grob on May 24, 2019, the same day Grob’s charges were filed.
Grob has a “past criminal history of the same conduct” dating back to 1992, according to court notes.
Grob requested to reschedule his May 31, 2019, preliminary hearing. A new preliminary hearing date has not yet been scheduled.