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Mascoutah priest was ‘subpigboy4u’ online, had leather chaps and straps, police say – Belleville News

The Mascoutah priest facing child-porn charges used an email address with the prefix “subpigboy4u” to exchange images via the internet, according to police documents.

The police documents, obtained Friday by the News-Democrat, say the Rev. Gerald Hechenberger paid to join porn-sharing sites, had leather chaps in his possession when arrested, and sent messages to others seeking to exchange pornography.

“Saw the ad you posted a couple days ago seeking to host a big man. I live in the Metro East, am 6’2”, 350, have a salt and pepper beard, smooth body and am definitely a bottom,” Hechenberger wrote in one message, according to the documents.

The message continues, “You sound very interesting. I’d love to find out more about you and what you are into. I am for real and have pix to trade if you are interested.”

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Metro East St. Louis priest arrested in child porn case after cyber tip to police

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Metro East priest arrested in child porn case after cyber tip to police

The Catholic Diocese of Belleville said it is cooperating with investigators after one of its associate pastors was taken into police custody Monday in an apparent child pornography investigation.

The pastor is identified by the diocese as the Rev. Gerald R. Hechenberger. He is the associate pastor of Holy Childhood of Jesus Parish in Mascoutah, St. Pancratius Parish in Fayetteville and St. Liborius Parish in St. Libory, according to the Catholic Diocese of Belleville.

The diocese issued this statement on Monday, after learning that Hechenberger was taken into police custody:

“This is a very serious matter for Father Hechenberger,” the statement says. “At this point, the Diocese has no reason to believe that any parishioners are affected by this matter. The Diocese is awaiting an update on information from the civil authorities, and has assured them of the Diocese’s full cooperation. Beyond requesting your prayers for Father

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Mascoutah IL Catholic priest under investigation | Belleville News … – Belleville News

The associate pastor of Holy Childhood Church and school in Mascoutah was taken into police custody Monday morning, according to the state’s attorney.

The priest was identified as the Rev. Gerald R. Hechenberger.

“We have been working with Belleville (police) and the task force for several weeks and we anticipate they will be submitting evidence collected pursuant to a search warrant we issued within the next 48 hours to be reviewed for charges involving Gerald Hechenberger,” St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly said.

Earlier in the day, Belleville police issued a statement saying a Mascoutah resident was identified as being in possession of child pornography, but the police statement did not identify the resident. A police captain confirmed that Belleville police officers were at the church at 419 East Church St. around 7 a.m. Monday.

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Orono group continues search for missing priest with ties to Waterville

Despite an official search being suspended weeks ago, volunteers continue to search for a missing priest with ties to Waterville, and the family continues to hope he’ll return home safely.

Clement Thibodeau, 85, a retired priest who served as the pastor at Notre Dame Parish from June 30, 1981, to June 30, 1987, has been missing since he disappeared into a rural area in Maine more than a month ago.

Clement Thibodeau, a retired Roman Catholic priest, has been missing since July 15 and was last seen at Reno's Family Restaurant in Caribou. The Down East Emergency Medicine Institute, an Orono-based nonprofit founded in 1991, continues to search for Thibodeau.Clement Thibodeau, a retired Roman Catholic priest, has been missing since July 15 and was last seen at Reno's Family Restaurant in Caribou. The Down East Emergency Medicine Institute, an Orono-based nonprofit founded in 1991,<p data-recalc-dims=Read more at: http://www.centralmaine.com/2017/08/22/orono-group-continues-search-for-missing-priest-with-ties-to-waterville/

The Other ‘Keepers’: How a Priest Got Away With the Murder of a Nun for 2 Decades

Robinson, who presided over Sister Pahl’s funeral, was questioned by police after they found a letter opener in his desk. At the time, the news of the sword-shaped letter opener, which authorities say fit the size of some of the stab wounds, was never made public.

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Robinson, who presided over Sister Pahl’s funeral, was questioned by police after they found a letter opener in his desk. At the time, the news of the sword-shaped letter opener, which authorities say fit the size of some of the stab wounds, was never made public.

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