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Traicoff Found Incompetent, Moved To Medical Facility

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 3/26/2014

A Mansfield teen charged with three felony sex charges has been moved from the Richland County Jail to a medical facility.

Mansfield Municipal Court Judge Jerry Ault, made the decision Tuesday to move 18-year-old, Brandon Traicoff, after a doctor found him incompetent to stand trial. Traicoff suffers from numerous physical and mental disabilities. He has terminally kidney failure and Asperger's Syndrome.

Traicoff's grandmother, Jackie Barnett, told the court Traicoff's extensive medical needs were not being met in the jail.

Traicoff is charged with first-degree felony rape, which carries a maximum 11 year prison sentence and $20,000 fine, and third-degree felony counts of gross sexual imposition and unlawful sexual misconduct with a minor, each carrying up to three-year prison sentences and $10,000 fines.

The charges are in connection with a reported incident on Dec. 23, 2013 at a blood drive involving a five-year-old child. The blood drive was held to help Traicoff earn his Eagle Scout badge.

Traicoff was in jail for allegedly breaking into a elderly neighbor's home and making sexually explicited comments to her.

Traicoff was also previously charged with groping another elderly woman. On Oct. 11, 2013, Traicoff was charged with misdemeanor sexual imposition for alleging groping a 87-year-old woman when he went to collect money for selling popcorn for his Boy Scout troop.

The Richland County Prosecutors' office says it will present Traicoff's case to the grand jury.

   
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