March 22, 2006

Priest Arrested On Child Sex Charges


POSTED: 7:46 am EST March 22, 2006
UPDATED: 7:51 am EST March 22, 2006

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- A former priest with a checkered past is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning on child sex charges.

Thomas Bender is accused of traveling from Pennsylvania to Nassau County, thinking he was going to take a 14-year-old boy to a hotel, police said.

Instead, he was met by detectives.

Posted by kshaw at March 22, 2006 07:55 AM