A western Pennsylvania Catholic priest who was removed from public ministry in 2009 after an allegation of past child sex abuse deemed “credible” by his bishop has now been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of possessing child pornography.
Detectives in Beaver County are investigating an incident at the Brush Creek Park in North Sewickley, but say that all the parties in the case have been identified.
Police raided the home of a Beaver County man and they said they found dozens of files containing images and videos of minors having sex.
People in Slippery Rock are stunned after learning a more than 20-year resident is charged with possessing a half-million images of child pornography and also that he reportedly admitted to having sex with three young boys.
According to county investigators, Duane Amity had thousands of alleged offensive images on his computer inside his Monroeville home. Many depicted girls between the ages of 2 and 10.
The FBI is investigating after a vice president of computer network security with BNY Mellon investment services was found to allegedly have thousands of child pornography photos.
A local woman who was being investigated for drugs is now facing child pornography charges. The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office has filed charges against 49-year-old Pamela Smallis, of Moon Township.
A man is facing charges after bringing a teenager to a hotel room after meeting her on the internet. The criminal complaint reads like a chapter out of the hit book “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
A former teacher at a childcare facility in Scott Township was sentenced Monday for child molestation. Matthew Byars, 26, will spend at least the next 35 years behind bars and he could be there for as long as 70 years.
A local priest who was arrested on child pornography charges will be heading to trial. Rev. Bartley Sorensen waived the charges to court at a hearing Tuesday morning.
A local priest who was arrested on child pornography charges was allegedly traveling overseas to an area notorious for its sex industry.
There is new evidence against a Catholic priest who was arrested over the weekend on child pornography charges. The KDKA Investigators have learned police executed a search warrant at the rectory where Fr. Bart Sorensen lived, which has resulted in new charges bring filed.
Fr. Bartley Sorensen is accused of having child pornography on his personal laptop and the diocese is launching its own investigation.
Members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) want answers from Catholic leaders after a priest was arrested this weekend.
A local priest is in jail this weekend, facing charges of child pornography. According to the police criminal complaint, Fr. Bartley Sorensen is facing one count of sexual abuse of children – possession of child pornography.