Man Accused Of ’01 Sex Assault On Teen

By Pattie Price

Kahlil Hopkins, 31, of Collingdale, was  held for a March 15 arraignment in Common Pleas Court following a hearing Thursday before Magisterial District Justice Dave Lang, on the charges of three counts of institutional sexual assault, three counts of corruption of minors, and contact and or communication with a minor – sexual offenses. The charges stem from incidents in September and October of  2001 at the Rosemont Presbyterian Children’s Village, 452 S. Roberts Road in Radnor Township, Pa..
According to the affidavit, Radnor Detective Shawn Dietrich said police were called Nov. 18 to investigate a report of an assault at Presbyterian Children’s Village, The accuser, who was 16 at the time, said she was sexually assaulted by Hopkins on three occasions. Hopkins was an employee of the Children’s Village at the time.
The accuser claimed that Hopkins penetrated her with a finger as well as performed oral sex on her.
Hopkins was remanded to the George W. Hill Correctional Facility when he was unable to post bail.
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Ryan Stephens, 19, of Skippack, was held in abstentia for a March 15 arraignment in Common Pleas Court on the charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and public drunkenness. The charges stem from an incident 12:20p.m., Nov. 3, at the Bryn Mawr Thrift Shop, 214 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Radnor.
According to the affidavit, Radnor Officer Steve Bannar responded to the thrift store for a report of two suspicious people in the store who were thought to be shop lifting.
Bryn Mawr Hospital security said Stephens and a woman were attempting to steal clothing.
Police said Stephens and his co-conspirator were under the influence of a narcotic. Bannar saw a bulge in Stephen’s pocket and discovered it was four packets of heroin.

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