A Montgomery, Pa., man has been accused of sexually abusing two young girls between January of 2010 and December of 2015 in multiple residences in Big Run and Punxsutawney.
John C. Defluri, 50, has been charged with 2,560 counts of sex-related crimes through the district court in Jefferson County. State police at Punxsutawney say the victims were 7 to 12 years old at the time of the incidents.
On Tuesday state police obtained an arrest warrant for Defluri. He was taken into custody in Tioga County with assistance from the PSP Fugitive Apprehension Unit and U.S. Marshal Service Fugitive Task Force.
Defluri was lodged in the Tioga County Prison pending extradition to Jefferson County.