sexual abuse of a minor

November 17, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Chevy Chase Arts Academy Instructor Arrested, Charged with Sexual Abuse of Minors

Detectives from the Special Victims Investigation Division arrested and charged a Rockville man on charges of sexual abuse of minors, according to a Tuesday press release from MCPD. Police are concerned that there may be additional victims. Priyant Sundas, age 30, was employed at the Chevy Chase Arts Academy since October of 2020. Prior to […]

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December 15, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Park Mayor: Officer Charged with Sexual Abuse of Minor Suspended

Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart took to Twitter to say that the Takoma Park police officer charged with sexual abuse of a minor has been suspended without pay, including the suspension of his police powers, pending the outcome of the investigation. Corporal Eric Mueller, 42, is also charged with sex offender, which is a fourth-degree […]

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October 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Virginia Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor

A 48-year-old Springfield, Virginia man has been charged with committing sexual abuse of a minor, according to a statement by Montgomery County police. Luis Fredy Hernandez-Morales of Sweet Dale Court was arrested by Fairfax County police Tuesday, and he is being held in Virginia pending extradition to Montgomery County. The victim in this case is […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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October 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Substitute Teacher Charged with Sex Abuse of Student

A Montgomery County substitute teacher was charged Friday with sexual abuse after a 16-year-old Montgomery Blair High School student said she had a sexual relationship with him, a Montgomery County police statement said. Online court records for Cory Boatman, 27, of the 10900 block of Amherst Avenue, Wheaton, were unavailable. At the time of the […]

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March 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Police Arrest Bus Driver on Sex Charges

A team of Montgomery County Public School psychologists, counselors and pupil personnel workers will be at Rock View Elementary School in Kensington on Monday after an MCPS school bus driver was arrested Friday for having inappropriate contact with two 11-year-old girls, according to a letter sent home to parents. A Montgomery County police statement said […]

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November 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Police Charge Third Grade Teacher with Sexual Abuse of Minors (PHOTO)

UPDATE 11.17.16 Police were contacted by three previously unknown victims following John Vigna’s initial arrest. According to a news release, the victims reported the following: A female in her twenties reported that Vigna sexually abused her while she was a student at Cloverly Elementary School during the 2000 to 2002 school years. A juvenile female reported […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Former B-CC High School Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Minors (PHOTO)

A former Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School teacher has been arrested and charged with three counts of sexual abuse of a minor, according to Montgomery County Police. Police obtained an arrest warrant for Todd Scriber, 38, of Gaithersburg on June 8. Scriber turned himself in, police said.  According to police, Scriber took pictures of  three female students […]

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July 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Rockville Youth Minister Charged With Sexual Abuse of a Minor (PHOTO)

A Rockville youth minister was charged with sexual abuse of a minor, second-degree rape, second-degree sexual offense, and third-degree sexual offense, according to Montgomery County Police. Paolo Dominic Belarmino, 24, of Rockville was arrested on July 10 after detectives investigated his relationship with a 13-year-old girl, police said. According to Police, Belarmino, a minister with […]

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