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Police bust priest on Long Island, N.Y. with child porn and drugs inside parish home

February 5, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Police bust priest on Long Island, N.Y. with child porn and drugs inside parish home

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Authorities have arrested a priest after discovering child pornography, meth, and Xanax inside of his parish home on Long Island, New York, officials said.

Police took 51-year-old Father Christopher King into custody after officers discovered the shocking materials while executing a search warrant around 6 p.m. Friday evening inside the parish home of the St. James of Jerusalem Episcopal Church in Long Beach.

A Nassau County Police Department spokesman said investigators obtained a warrant after receiving a tip which led to the discovery of several files of child pornography on the priest’s computer devices, the New York Daily News reported.

Police said the disturbing videos reportedly shows boys under the age of 12-years-old performing sex acts on each other and with adults.

Additionally, authorities recovered narcotics, including 12 grams of crystal methamphetamine, Xanax, and other drug paraphernalia during the search of his residence and his church office.

According to a complaint, officers found the Xanax, which King didn’t have a prescription for, on top of a dresser inside his bedroom.

Officials said King faces five counts of possessing a sexual performance by a child along with two counts of drug possession.

King appeared for his arraignment in First District Court in Hempstead on Saturday and he remains in custody on a $100,000 bond.

Church officials have already announced King’s firing saying they maintain a “zero tolerance policy’ to criminal acts.

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