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Conshohocken Doctor's Sex-Assault Trial Set to Start Monday

Arie Oren, who operated a weight-loss practice in Conshohocken, was arrested in April 2011 on charges he sexually assaulted patients.

The Conshohocken weight-loss doctor from Penn Valley charged with sexually assaulting patients is set to stand trial in Norristown, beginning Monday, Sept. 10.

Arie Oren, 66, faces four felony counts of aggravated indecent assault and seven misdemeanor counts of indecent assault.

Oren was arrested April 11, 2011, after six women complained to authorities in September through December 2010. They reported he had assaulted them at Conshohocken Weight Control, at 100 W.Third Ave. in Conshohocken.

District Attorney Risa Ferman stated after the arrest that "Oren used his hands or a foreign object to touch and penetrate the genitals of his patients."

The trial is set to begin at 9 a.m. Monday in front of Court of Common Pleas Judge Joseph Smyth in Norristown. Trial sessions have also been set aside in the court calendar for Tuesday through Thursday mornings, according to the court docket for Oren's case.

Attorneys for the prosecution and defense could not be reached for comment.

Mohandus Frieri September 06, 2012 at 10:31 PM
He'll be checking your voter ID in the booth.
BARACK2012_Please September 08, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Montgomery County sentence: White male, money; Probation, fines, if jail time- immediate work release, probably 18- 59 months ( County "life"), Megan's law for 5 years. I will bet money to anyone who reads this, his sentence will include any/or all of the subject lines aforementioned. He will not go to State Prison where he needs to be, because he only rapes people, not selli them drugs that they want.

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