April 13, 2005

Talk of plea deal for priest charged in child porn case

Democrat and Chronicle

Gary Craig
Staff writer

(April 12, 2005) A lawyer for the Rev. Michael Volino and federal prosecutors are discussing a possible plea agreement to charges that Volino possessed child pornography.

A federal magistrate judge today agreed to postpone a hearing for Volino, a Catholic priest, while plea negotiations continue. Plea negotiations are common in federal court cases.

Posted by kshaw at April 13, 2005 08:07 PM