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New assault, harassment complaints filed against Greensburg chiropractor


A Greensburg chiropractor and fitness center operator charged with inappropriately touching a female client and harassing another woman has been accused by two teenage girls of groping and harassing them while receiving chiropractic treatments, according to court documents.

Moses M. Jevicky, 36, was charged by Westmoreland County Detective Nicholas Caesar with two counts each of harassment, indecent assault and indecent assault on a person under the age of 16 in connection with the alleged incidents that occurred on multiple occasions since 2015.

According to court documents, the teens came forward after two women filed complaints Oct. 26 against Jevicky, who operates Virtus Chiropractic clinic that is attached to his fitness center, Virtus Institute, at 643 N. Main St. He is charged with one count of indecent assault and four counts of harassment in those cases. A preliminary hearing is scheduled Jan. 10.

The state board of chiropractic licensing last week suspended Jevicky’s license, according to online documents. He has been a licensed chiropractor in Pennsylvania since 2007, and his license was last renewed in August.

Reached Monday, Jevicky declined to comment. His attorney, Richard Galloway of Greensburg, could not be immediately reached. He previously said that the two prior complaints are unfounded and that he intend to provide evidence in court “that they never happened.”

In the most recent alleged incidents, one teenager reported that in October she went into Jevicky’s treatment room at his chiropractic office and was instructed to lay face-down on the treatment table “when Jevicky began to kiss her left cheek and neck,” Caesar reported in court documents filed before District Judge Chris Flanigan.

“The victim stated that Jevicky would frequently make comments to her such as, ‘When you are 18 you will be mine forever’ and ‘I love you’ and ‘I’m better than your boyfriend,’ ” Caesar reported.

The victim also alleged that Jevicky grabbed her buttocks and said “how nice her buttocks looked to him,” Caesar reported.

The other alleged victim said she was introduced in 2015 to Jevicky to further her athletic training when she was between 15- and 16-years-old.

“The victim stated to this detective that she viewed Moses Jevicky as a coach, trainer and chiropractor … someone that she trusted. (The victim) reported Jevicky would grab and squeeze her buttocks while he was spotting her during training,” Caesar wrote.

“When you turn 18, you are mine, there is nothing you can do about it,” the victim said Jevicky told her during the repeated incidents, Caesar reported, adding Jevicky would snap the waistband on her underwear and would squeeze her buttocks “against her verbal objections.”

Caesar said the victim stopped receiving chiropractic adjustments from Jevicky. But in 2016, when she was training at the gym, she “instructed Jevicky to stop touching her” and asked him if he was worried about getting into trouble.

“Jevicky informed the victim, ‘I’ll do what I
want,’ ” Caesar reported.

Paul Peirce is a Tribune-Review staff writer.
You can contact Paul at 724-850-2860, [email protected] or via Twitter @ppeirce_trib.

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