Tony the Twister won't be shaping balloons into animals at children's parties anytime soon.
Anthony Stelter, who performs for children as Tony the Twister, was charged Monday with repeated sexual assault of a child and, if convicted, faces 25 years to life in prison.
The criminal complaint filed Monday says he repeatedly sexually assaulted a girl, then age 13. On April 11, the girl told a school psychiatrist about the assaults.
Detectives obtained a search warrant for Stelter's home. While they were looking for confirming evidence, they also discovered cocaine and marijuana.
Neither the charge filed Monday nor others under investigation involve any children that Stelter met while performing as Tony the Twister.