Pedophile Priest Arrested at Pelican Hill Resort

The Patch
September 12, 2012

Michael Stephen Baker pleaded guilty in 2007 to the sexual abuse of two boys. He was arrested for suspicion of violating his probation at Pelican Hill Resort in August.

A former priest who was convicted of sexually abusing two boys was arrested at the Resort at Pelican Hill last month after authorities found him near a swimming pool, according to a report in OC Weekly.

Michael Stephen Baker, 64, was arrested on Aug. 17 for suspicion of violating his probation and is currently being held in an Orange County jail cell, according to jail records from the Orange County Sheriff's Department .

The OC Weekly report said Baker pleaded guilty in Los Angeles Superior Court in 2007 to 12 felony counts of oral copulation with a person under the age of 18 for abusing two boys he met during the 1980s.

He was released from prison last year.


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