His defense lawyer, Lance Marshall, declined to comment on the allegations.“All children have a right to feel safe,” Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said in the statement.“We will prosecute this case as aggressively as we do all child abuse cases.” The state Corrections Department said that because of the charges, Jeffrey Sandusky was suspended without pay Monday from his job as a corrections officer at Rockview State Prison, near State College. Jeffery is one of Jerry Sandusky’s six adopted children. -- One of Jerry Sandusky’s sons was arrested Monday on multiple sexual offense charges involving children, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested in a highly publicized case. Sandusky, 41, Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son, was arraigned Monday afternoon, reports CBS affiliate WTAJ.Jerry Sandusky, a former Penn State assistant football coach, was convicted in 2012 on multiple counts of child sex abuse and sentenced to at least 30 years in prison.Recognizing that the person you love is controlling, abusive or violent is hard even for adults.Even when teens recognize that they are being abused, they may hesitate to turn to adults for support, understanding, and protection.
State police tell WTAJ Jeffrey Sandusky was dating the child’s mother and had lived in their home for about five years.
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