x
Breaking News
More () »

More child sex charges filed against deacon in Monroe County

Jeronimo Maisonet is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy at his home in Middle Smithfield Township.

MARSHALLS CREEK, Pa. — A deacon is now facing more child sex charges in Monroe County.

Jeronimo Maisonet, 45, of Middle Smithfield Township, served at Church of God Holy Ground near Marshalls Creek.

Maisonet is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy five years ago at his home in Middle Smithfield Township.

Maisonet was arrested earlier this month after police say he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl while acting as a deacon at the church in the Poconos.

RELATED: Police: Deacon sexually assaulted teen in Monroe County

Maisonet is charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor, and corruption of minors.

See news happening? Text our Newstip Hotline.