(1-8-20) Richard Holtzapple (60) of Coldwater has been indicted by a Mercer County Grand Jury on ten felony charges involving the alleged rape of a child under the age of 13.

Holtzapple faces charges that include three counts of rape (1st degree felony) , one count of gross sexual imposition (3rd degree felony) and six counts of (3rd degree felony) sexual battery. The indictment alleges the incidents occurred from December of 2019 to February of 2020.

Holtzapple was arrested today by Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies.

Holtzapple is being held in the Mercer County Detention Facility without bond awaiting a court hearing in Common Pleas Court.