Former Li Priest, Convicted Sex Offender, Re-arrested Upstate
By Zachary R. Dowdy
September 5, 2017
|Rev. Michael R. Hands, a former Long Island priest who was convicted of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy in 2003, has been indicted on child sex abuse charges upstate. (Credit: Rockville Centre Diocese)|
A former Long Island-based priest who was convicted in 2003 of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy has been indicted on child sex abuse charges upstate.
Michael Hands, 51, of Herrington Hill Road in Greenwich, was arraigned Tuesday on a nine-count indictment that prosecutors said stems from his sexual contact with a child in July.
Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen said that...