PRESS RELEASE, 1/26/2009

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announces the indictment of Ricky Mansfield


Today, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced the indictment of 28 year old former Sharonville resident Ricky Mansfield (dob 2/4/80) on 3 counts of Rape (F1), 2 counts of Gross Sexual Imposition (F3) and 2 counts of Disseminating Matter Harmful to Juveniles (F4). These charges carry a possible maximum sentence of 63 years to life in prison.

Mansfield is accused of sexually assaulting two juveniles in his Sharonville home and a Woodlawn residence between January 2, 2007 - November 16, 2008. In addition to the sexual assaults contained in the Rape and Gross Sexual Imposition counts, the defendant is charged with Disseminating Matter Harmful to Juveniles for making the young children watch pornographic movies and for masturbating in front of the children.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters commented, "Sexually assaulting innocent children is as low as you can go."