Church Nursery Volunteer Charged with Sex Abuse

The Intelligencer
December 9, 2016

Baltimore County police say a church nursery volunteer has been charged with sexual abuse.

Cpl. John Wachter said in an email Friday that officers called to the Church of the Nativity in Timonium on Nov. 27 learned that a 4-year-old girl told her mother that a man volunteering in the nursery during mass sexually abused her.

Twenty-six-year-old Terrence Smalls of Cockeysville was charged with sex abuse of a minor and other offenses Thursday.

The Archdiocese of Baltimore says it alerted parishioners after police notified them of an investigation. The county school system says Smalls, hired as temporary elementary school employee in 2013 and who was a classroom assistant, hasn't worked for the system since Nov. 28.

Police say Smalls advertises babysitting services and has worked at a children's gym.


This story has been corrected to show that Smalls was hired by the school system in 2012, not 2011.








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