Sexual Abuse

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Watt Alexander
Heck Terry James


Boy Scout employee arrested in Molalla for sex abuse of minor

Date Shared: February 7th, 2024
Date Released: February 6th, 2024
February 7th, 2024
Peter Collins Simpson, 28, an employee of the Boy Scouts of America has been arrested for sex abuse of a minor in Molalla, Oregon according to police. On Feb. 1, a Molalla Police officer was on patrol when he came across a car after hours at a park. The officer interviewed the driver identified as 28-year-old Peter Collins Simpson. Police then interviewed a minor in the back seat of the vehicle. The Molalla Police Department says information provided by the minor led to the arrest of Simpson for the charge of Sex Abuse III. Molalla P.D. says the minor...

December 24th, 2023
- Former Boy Scout assistant scoutmaster Michael Kelsey is suing New York state and St. Lawrence County, saying the state’s sex offender registry violates his rights. - “He’s challenging the constitutionality of the Sex Offenders Registry Act itself, indicating that the act as constructed deprived individuals of constitutional rights,” said St. Lawrence County Attorney Stephen Button. - Kelsey, convicted in 2016 of sexually abusing Boy Scouts at Camp Massawepie in the town of Piercefield, claims the sex offender registry infringes on his First Amendment rights, including his right to assembly and freedom of religion. - According to...

July 10th, 2023
A former Boy Scouts leader has been charged with sexually abusing a minor in Salem over several years. Prosecutors charged Terry J. Heck, 56 of Salem, on Friday with first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree online sexual corruption of a child and luring a minor, according to court documents. The charges allege that Heck subjected a boy to sexual contact between January 2017 and July 2023.  The victim was 11 years old when the abuse began.