Koppel man charged in assault of 15 year old

Story by Beaver County Radio News Staff. Published January 24, 2023 7:55 A.M.

(Koppel Borough, PA) The PA State Police report they initiated a criminal investigation in December 2022 in regards to reports of sexual assaults of a 15 year old Ohio girl by a male family member that occurred on numerous occasions in Koppel. 42 year old Eric Taggart was charged with 113 total counts of various PA Crime Code Section, including but not limited to, Aggravated indecent assault, Sexual Abuse of Children, Unlawful Contact with Minor, and corruption of Minors. Taggart was taken into custody in Koppel Friday, and is housed in the Beaver County Jail.