Fr. Daniel P. Herek

Ordained: 1971
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Omaha NE

Pled no contest in 1998 to allegations of sex abuse of a youth. Served 2 1/2 years in jail. Named by eight in subsequent civil suits. A 2002 jury award of $800K to one. Other suits then settled. Convicted of exposing himself in mall parking lot in 9/05. Request for new trial denied. Sentenced 120 days in jail. Verdict appealed. Sent to jail in 7/08. He had requested house arrest. Judge also added four months for probation violation when caught masturbating in public. On archdiocese’s list 11/30/18. It notes multiple reports to diocese and law enforcement, of child porn and sex abuse 1970s through 1990s. Laicized in 2006.


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