Jeronimo Maisonet

MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP., Pa. - New sex charges have been filed against a Monroe County deacon.

Authorities have charged 45-year-old Jeronimo Maisonet with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor, and corruption of minors, according to a news release from state police.

State police say the charges stemmed from an investigation where it is alleged that he engaged in indecent conduct with a 14-year-old boy in 2016 in Middle Smithfield Township.

Maisonet was already in custody for allegedly sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl at the "Church of God-Holy Ground" in Middle Smithfield.

Police believe he may have victimized other kids, and anyone with information pertaining to Maisonet is asked to call State Police in Stroudsburg at 570-619-6800.

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