Bronxville Priest Accused of Inappropriate Behavior Returns to Court

By Frank Esposito
Rockland/Westchester Journal News
January 17, 2019

A Bronxville priest returned to court on Wednesday night on allegations that he inappropriately touched a young girl.

Rev. Thomas Kreiser was serving at St. Joseph's parish during the time of the alleged incident.

Kreiser was in court for an extension request.

His next court date is set for February 6, 2019.

Kreiser previously worked at St. Patrick's Church in Yorktown and St. Gregory Barbarigo Church in Garnerville.

The Rev. Thomas Kreiser accused of inappropriate behavior at St. Joseph's parish in Bronxville waits in line as he returned to court in Bronxville Jan. 16, 2019. (Photo: Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal News)

He served as pastor of St. Gregory from 2008 to 2010, and pleaded guilty to a felony for stealing $25,600 from the parish for Internet gambling and other uses.

Kreiser was sentenced to five years of probation in 2011.








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