Police Want Phone Records Of Franklin Regional Teacher

By Ralph Iannotti

MURRYSVILLE (KDKA) — No criminal charges have been filed in the case yet, but, there are some new details in the investigation of a local social studies teacher who allegedly sent inappropriate “sexting” messages to a boy.

The teacher, Terrence Flaherty, of Penn Hills, has been suspended with pay for the time being. No one was at his home in Penn Hills Monday night when KDKA-TV went there.

At the request of Murrysville Police, a district magistrate signed a search warrant, giving authorities the green light to examine Flaherty’s personal cellular phone records.

Specifically, they’re interested in two alleged November 13th text messages in which he reportedly offered money to a youth for a picture of his privates and asked the boy to join an orgy.

“I see kids go to his [Flaherty’s] home, and each time, I cringe,” One of Flaherty’s Penn Hills neighbors, Shawn O’Mahony, told KDKA-TV.

There is no word on when police will wrap up their Flaherty investigation.


One Comment

  1. latrobe50 says:

    what a creeper… Anyone for home schooling? If he tried that to my kids, .He’d get aA@#$#@ WHOOPING>>

    1. No says:

      Latrobe you don’t even know the teacher he is a good man and I could never see this happening

  2. No Way says:

    I know Mr. Flaherty and I can honestly say I had no idea that this was occurring. How could someone be so stupid as to put their retirement at risk over something like this? I guess you never really know a person no matter how much you think you are.

  3. redrock100 says:

    they can’t have my phone records

  4. Kdogge says:

    I wander why it was going on for soooo many years according to his neighbor and no one ever did anything. I had him as a teacher and never woulda thought. He did seem to be a bit out of it…. and after graduating I had heard that he would smoke pott with his students… I never even thought of a teacher doing that! But these days nothing surprises me.. unfortunately you just don’t know anyone anymore. So many people are sick and need help. We need morals again!!

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