On 07/12/2018 Newville Police received a report on station from a victim stating that she had been abused as a child. The victim stated that she had recently seen media coverage of an arrest (NPD-2017-2688) by Newville Police of Elwood Yohe II. She reported being abused in similar ways as outlined in the media coverage by Elwood Yohe II in the previous case. The victim stated that her younger sister also experienced similar abuse.
Newville Police interviewed the victims which led to the discovery of alleged abuse spanning back to 2000-2005 when the victims were approximately 12 years old. The victims reported Yohe II would constantly try to view or touch them in inappropriate ways. It was reported that Yohe II would enter the bathroom while one victim was showering, he allegedly physically touched one victim's breast while she pretended to sleep to avoid him. It was reported Yohe II would enter one victims room at night 3-5 times a week for approximately 1 1/2 - 2 years. During this time, Yohe II would enter the room and view the child while she slept. On one occasion the victim awakened to discover Yohe II standing over her, holding up the blankets and staring at her while wearing only a tank top and underwear. It was reported Yohe II was caught in a victim's room with his hands under the blankets, near the groin region, while she slept. Both victims recall witnessing Yohe II attempting to view one victims breast, instructing her to lift up her shirt. Additionally, the victims remember Yohe II making derogatory remarks about their bodies and asking them inappropriate questions.
Newville Borough Police filed charges on Elwood Yohe II on 11/28/2018. Yohe II was arraigned at Magisterial District Court (Judge Cohick) on 11/29/2018.