An Elizabethtown chiropractor was detained Monday and charged with two sex offense felonies involving minors who were patients of his, according to an arrest citations.
Matthew J. Colasanti, 32, is charged with one count of first-degree rape and one count of first-degree sexual abuse of two girls.
Colasanti runs Colasanti Chiropractic on Ring Road.
On Nov. 25, a juvenile female relative of Colasanti told Elizabethtown authorities that he offered to give her a back modification and while she was lying face down on a table, he supposedly started to fondle her and after that raped her, according to an arrest citation.
The woman stated she jumped off an evaluation table and encountered a bathroom “till another adult employee came into the office so she might leave,” the citation mentioned.
According to apprehend citations, another reported victim, 16, was touched wrongly during almost all of her sees while getting her back changed from April of this year through June. She had consultations when a week for 3 months and informed cops that Colasanti “would not touch her when she was generated the workplace by a grownup.”
The implicated would rub her buttocks under her clothing during the changes for upper back pain, the citation specified, along with touch other locations of her body and then would make comments about her.
“We aren't making any presumptions about the possibility of other victims,” Elizabethtown Police Department spokesperson John Thomas stated. “If there are other victims we advise them to come forward.”
EPD can be called at 270-765-4125.
First-degree rape is a Class B felony punishable by 10 to 20 years in prison, if convicted, while first-degree sexual abuse is a Class D felony punishable by one to five years in prison, if convicted.
Colasanti will be arraigned today in Hardin District Court on the charges. He is being held in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond in the Hardin County Detention Center.