Priest Accused of Sex Abuse


December 9, 2008

MAMARONECK (WABC) -- A Mamaroneck priest was arrested Monday after a woman claimed she was sexually abused.

Police say the woman reported on September 24 that she was abused in the past by Father Richard Ordonez, who was returning to United States.

An investigation was initiated at this time, and the 37-year-old Ordonez was arrested Monday morning.

Ordonez, assigned to the St Vito's Parish, is charged with one count of first-degree sexual abuse.


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