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St. Paul priest charged with molesting 2 boys

A St. Paul priest was charged this week with sexually abusing two boys in his camper trailer on the church's parking lot in 2010. Curtis Wehmeyer, 47, of Oakdale, was arrested in June after one of the boys told his mother. The boys were 12 and 14 at the time of the alleged abuse, according to a new criminal complaint.
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A St. Paul priest was charged this week with sexually abusing two boys in his camper trailer on the church's parking lot in 2010, the Star Tribune reports. Curtis Wehmeyer, 47, of Oakdale, was arrested in June after one of the boys told his mother, the newspaper reports. The boys were 12 and 14 at the time of the alleged abuse, according to a new criminal complaint.

There have been similar cases in the state.

Thomas Adamson, a former priest of the Diocese of Winona named in several lawsuits alleging sexual abuse of young boys, was barred from all diocese parishes and schools, the Winona Daily News reported.

A fugitive Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting two underage girls in northern Minnesota eight years ago was arrested in India earlier this year, the Star Tribune reported. Two years ago, he denied the charges to CNN:

A high-profile St. Paul lawyer has urged Minnesota dioceses to release the names of priests who have been credibly accused of abuse, MPR reported.

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