Jerry Sandusky, the once famed defensive coordinator who dialed up blitzes at Linebacker U and helped Penn State win a national title in 1986, surrendered to authorities Saturday morning to face child sex abuse charges recommended by a grand jury investigation that found evidence he molested eight boys he met through The Second Mile, the charity he started.
The grand jury investigation also resulted in charges, announced Saturday, against Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley and Gary Schultz, the university’s interim senior vice president for finance and business.
The grand jury found evidence that Curley and Schultz lied during grand jury testimony in Dauphin County in January about information they received about a report of sexual abuse by Sandusky.
Curley and Schultz are charged with perjury, a felony, and failing to report abuse, a summary, and are expected to surrender to authorities at 2 p.m. Monday in Harrisburg.
The charges against Sandusky, 67, came after a two-year investigation by the state Attorney General’s Office into a 2009 report of a sexual assault of a Clinton County boy who was a guest at Sandusky’s College Township home. The grand jury found that Sandusky indecently fondled the boy, performed oral sex on the boy and had the boy perform oral sex on him.
The charges are: seven felony counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, one felony count of aggravated indecent assault, eight counts of unlawful contact with a minor and felony, eight counts of endangering the welfare of a child, eight counts of corruption of minors, seven counts of indecent assault and one count of attempted indecent assault.
In making public its investigation Saturday, the Attorney General’s Office asks anyone with information about other possible victims to call investigators at 814-863- 1053 or state police at 814-470- 2238.
The grand jury took testimony from university officials including ...