Derry Township man charged with sexual abuse of girl

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A Derry Township man was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault and sexual abuse after his wife found him nude and videotaping a female child dancing in their basement on Saturday.

Thomas Deglau, 54, is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison with his bail set at $50,000 straight cash.

Two days after she caught her husband, Sandra Deglau found the video he used to film the abuse as well as other recordings of him inappropriately touching the girl, Pennsylvania State Police wrote in a criminal complaint.

When interviewed by investigators, Mr. Deglau confessed to the allegations, state police wrote.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 22.



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