(MCKEAN COUNTY, Pennsylvania, August 31, 2023): District Attorney Stephanie Vettenburg-Shaffer reports that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Robert Allen Tanner of Smethport.
The warrant was issued by Magisterial District Judge William K. Todd on August 31, 2023 following the filing of a criminal complaint by Trooper Eric Thompson (Pennsylvania State Police – Lewis Run).
The complaint charges Tanner with crimes against a juvenile from September 26, 2021-February 23, 2023.
Tanner is charged with Rape of a Child, Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse with a Child and other sexual offenses.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tanner is asked to call 911 or the Pennsylvania State Police – Lewis Run barracks at (814) 368-9239.
Charges (18) 3121(c) Rape of a Child (F1) 3123(b) Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse with A Child (F1) (18) 3122.1 B Statutory Sexual Assault: 11 Years Old (F1) 4302 (F2) (18) 4304 (a)(1) Endangering Welfare of Children (F3) (18) 6301 (a)(1)(ii) Corruption of Minors (F3) (18) 3126 (a)(7) Indecent Assault Person less than 13 years of age (18) 3126 (a)(8) Indecent Assault Person less than 16 years of age (M2) Location Smethport, PA 16749
Date Issued Aug 31, 2023 Warrant Type Criminal Incident Type Sexual Assault Active Yes Docket No. MJ-48302-CR-145-2023 Issuing Authority Magisterial District Judge William K. Todd Holding Department Pennsylvania State Police – Lewis Run