November 08, 2005

Priest Pleads Guilty To Child Abuse


POSTED: 11:46 am EST November 8, 2005
UPDATED: 12:09 pm EST November 8, 2005

TOWSON, Md. -- The Rev. Jerome Toohey Jr., a former employee of Calvert Hall and John Carroll high schools, pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse Tuesday morning

Toohey was charged in connection with sexual abuse allegations brought by a former student of Calvert Hall.

The priest is free on bail pending his sentence on Feb. 7. He faces up to 15 years in prison.

Posted by kshaw at November 8, 2005 08:04 PM