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Former St. Paul priest faces child porn allegations

A former St. Paul priest already facing criminal sexual conduct charges is now accused of possessing child porn. The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says 48-year-old Curtis Carl Wehmeyer of Oakdale faces 17 new charges after investigators found pornography involving prepubescent boys on his laptop.
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A former St. Paul priest already facing criminal sexual conduct charges is now accused of possessing child porn, KSTP reports.

The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says 48-year-old Curtis Carl Wehmeyer of Oakdale faces 17 new charges after investigators found pornography involving prepubescent boys on his laptop.

The charges come after Wehmeyer was accused last month of sexually assaulting a young parishoner.

The Star Tribune says in the 2010, the former priest brought two young brothers, ages 12 and 14, to his camper trailer where he showed them porn and gave them alcohol and marijuana. The complaint states Wehmeyer molested one boy and exposed himself to another.

Wehmeyer was removed from Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in June amid the investigation, the newspaper says.

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