O.C. Police Charge Former Priest with Child Abuse

By Kye Parsons
The Wboc
January 2, 2013

OCEAN CITY, Md.- Ocean City police have filed charges against a former Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a child in the resort town more than 30 years ago.

Bruno Michael Tucci, 70, of Salisbury, was arrested in December and charged with fourth-degree sex offense and child abuse: custodian.

According to police, Tucci's arrest stemmed from an incident that occurred in August of 1981.  Investigators said Tucci brought a child to an Ocean City motel room where the alleged illegal sexual acts occurred.  

Police ask that anyone with information about Tucci, a former priest in Allentown, Pa., from 1971 until 2007, to contact Detective Brett L. Case at (410) 723-6632.


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