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Punxsutawney man faces multiple charges, including 9 Megan’s Law violations

Michael Leonard Lellock, 72, of Punxsutawney, (Photo: Jefferson County Jail)

PUNXSUTAWNEY – A Jefferson County man is in jail and facing multiple charges, including nine Megan’s Law violations.

Michael Leonard Lellock, 72, of Punxsutawney, also is charged with identity theft, receiving stolen property and access device fraud.

State police in Punxsutawney said there were conducting an investigation into Lellock’s activities involving identity theft of Punxsutawney resident to purchase a cell phone.

During the investigation, police executed several search warrants. A cell phone was recovered, along with numerous documents, credit applications, a bank statement, shipping labels and additional items suspected to have been stolen.

While examining Lellock’s computer, police said they found that Lellock was using three e-mail accounts, which he had not listed on his Megan’s Law registration form.

Lellock was taken to the Jefferson County Jail on $250,000 bail.

A preliminary hearing is set for Sept. 6.

Police said additional charges are forthcoming as the investigation continues.

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