Catholic priest sentenced for sexual, attempted abuse of 2 boys in Diocese of Erie

News Chronicle

January 31, 2019

A former Catholic priest for four decades in the Diocese of Erie, David Poulson, was sentenced Jan. 11 to 2 1/2 to 14 years in prison for his repeated sexual assaults against one boy and the attempted assault of another boy. Poulson was sentenced by a Jefferson County Common Pleas Court judge for corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of children – both felony crimes. Poulson was taken immediately into custody after his sentencing.

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