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November 1, 2020

Charles Eugene “Chuck” Price, former policeman, arrested fro child sex assault and kidnapping.

    A former policeman employed  at Winthrop University and Clover is in prison for child sex abuse crimes and is now charged with kidnapping in addition to approximately 50 more charges involving multiple child victims. Charles Eugene “Chuck” Price, 48, was served this week with additional charges, including kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct against minors in the first, second, and third-degrees. The charges against Price of sexual abuse with children date back to the early 2000’s  and allegedly took place  for more than a decade. In  one case, Chuck Price is accused of handcuffing and kidnapping a child and […]
October 30, 2020

Vincent Dutkowski, former basketball coach at Seton Catholic High School sexually abused students in 1970s

  A former basketball coach at Seton Catholic High School in Endicott, who is now deceased, has been accused of sexually abusing a student when he worked there in the 1970’s. Vincent Dutkowski is named in  four more lawsuits that have been filed  in the state Supreme Court of New York,  accusing  him of sexually abusing students  when he was employed at another Catholic school in Poughkeepsie, called Our Lady of Lourdes High School. Dutkowski, who died in 2012, at age 83,  was a registered sex offender living in Florida and did not face criminal charges from the  accusations in […]
October 29, 2020

Former Child abuse detective sentenced to 50 years for child sex abuse

    A former child abuse detective from Anne Arundel County was sentenced to 50 years in prison this week, for committing the same sex abuse  crimes he used to investigate as a detective. Juan Trinidad Torres, age 64, sexually abused two minors over the course of 10 years.  Torres pleaded guilty this summer to two counts of second-degree sex offense , two counts of sexually abusing a minor, and one count of continuing the course of abuse with a child. The case was filed by Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office. The Judge, Mark Crooks, originally sentenced Juan Trinidad […]
October 12, 2020

13 victims of child sex abuse sue Devereux Behavioral Health for negligence staff abuse

  Thirteen adult survivors of childhood sex abuse are now  suing Devereux Behavioral Health, alleging the nonprofit knew about, yet failed to stop the sex abuse. The victims claim that the staff knew about the sexual  misconduct that was going on and did nothing to stop it or help the children. The victims, all minors at the time of abuse,  some as young as 8 when the alleged abuse took place, remained  anonymous  in the complaint to protect their privacy.  The abuse occurred during the 10  year period of  2004 – 2014. The complaint also brought up  allegations that other  […]
October 8, 2020

Rev. John Daly, a former Imperial County priest, accused of child sex abuse decades ago

  A few years ago, a lawsuit was filed  by a man who said he was molested by The Rev. John Daly, a former Imperial County priest, when he was a young boy and attended the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego. According to the lawsuit, church officials did nothing about the reports of sex abuse to a minor by the former Imperial County priest. The man claimed  the diocese transferred Rev. Daly  from parish to parish and that the conduct of the defendants “has resulted in a legacy of pain and emotional devastation.” The Rev. John Daly, who died […]
October 5, 2020

Archdiocese of New Orleans removes two priests under sexual abuse allegations

  Two priests have been removed from its ministry at the Archdiocese of New Orleans as of yesterday, due to allegations of child sex abuse.  Reverend Patrick Wattigny was accused of  sexually abusing  a child back  in 2013. His name will be added to the list of the Archdiocese of New Orleans Clergy Abuse Report. The second priest, Reverend Travis Clark, was accused of obscenity with women, an although his  charge  is not related to sexually abusing  a minor, his conduct ws not tolerated. Fr. Clark was serving as pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul in Pearl River. Please pray […]
October 2, 2020

Diocese of Rockville Center files bankruptcy; won’t stop victims from having a voice

  The Diocese of Rockville Centre on Long Island, a Roman Catholic diocese in suburban New York filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday. The Diocese of Rockville Centre had been accused of sexual abuse allegations against children and named in over 200 lawsuits. Bishop John Oliver Barres said that the Diocese of Rockville Centre  could not afford to litigate so many cases and therefore filed for bankruptcy protection.      “What became clear was that the diocese was not going to be able to continue to carry out its spiritual, charitable and educational missions if it were to   continue […]
September 29, 2020

Jerry William Zweitzig, former Pastor at Horsham Bible Church guilty for child rape and pornography of babies and young children

    A former pastor from Hatboro  was charged with sexually abusing an infant and young girl and recording himself doing so. The perpetrator, Jerry William Zweitzig, 72, was sentenced to 200 years in a federal penitentiary and will most likely will spend the rest of his life in prison. His  charges  include manufacturing of child pornography. The child  pornography  collection had so many  disturbing images of adults forcing oral sex on babies and young girls, prepubescent children being raped by adult males, and insertion of objects into children – many of which show children crying and clearly being tortured. […]
September 22, 2020

Three Former Priests settle lawsuit offering millions to adult victims of child sex abuse from decades ago

    Three former Massachusetts priests, Fr. Sylvio Ruest, Fr. John Salvucci and Fr. T. Raymond Sullivan, who were charged with child abuse have settled a lawsuit this week that will give millions to the victims. Decades ago these priests served in churches in Bellingham, Billerica and Dracut. Fr. Sylvio Ruest, who worked in the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Bellingham, was accused of sexually abusing a boy who was 13 years old at the time, and a member of the church. Ruest was accused of abusing the boy at least five times over 5 decades ago, in […]
September 17, 2020

Joseph Comperchio, former Catholic school teacher, accused of sexually abusing students 40 years ago

  Joseph Comperchio, a former Michigan Catholic school teacher,  has been accused of child sex abuse dating back 40 years ago.   Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has been conducting an ongoing investigation  into clergy abuse. Comperchio, now age 66, was arrested this week in Fort Myers, Florida, on two counts of first-degree and four counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.   Two of his alleged victims, now adults, said they were between 9 and 11 years old when abused decades ago, between 1974 – 1977.  Comperchio had taught drama and music at St. John Catholic School in Jackson at the […]
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