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Cumberland County man charged with sex crimes

Posted February 22, 2010

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— A Stedman man has been charged with sex crimes involving a 14-year old girl.

Michael Shawn Blackwell, 34, of 132 Euclid St., was charged early Monday with several counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and statutory sex offense, according to the Cumberland County sheriff’s office

Blackwell allegedly engaged in inappropriate behavior with the victim between November and December in his home.

Blackwell was being held under a $575,000 bond in the Cumberland County Detention Center on Monday afternoon.


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  • 2beachy4u Feb 23, 2010

    He is sick for doing this but why was the 14 year old at his home? Where were the parents? I would lose it if someone did this to my daughter. I think the courts need to let the parents handle him...

  • mad_dash Feb 23, 2010