AA Member Sponsor Arrested for Sexually Assaulting 16 Year old Runaway he Met at an Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

"Mentor" Sexually Assaults Teen He Met at Alcoholics Anonymous: Police

Prime reason NOT to send your TEEN to AA MEETINGS!!!!!

A former Philadelphia school teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl that he befriended at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.

According to investigators with the Montgomery County the criminal complaint, Paul Jefferey Corrigan, 47, was acting as the girl’s mentor (Sponsor).

 Man Arrested, Accused Of Assaulting Teenage Runaway Posted: Jul 11, 2013

UPPER MERION, Pa. -Upper Merion Police have charged a man with assaulting a teen aged runaway he met at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. AA Daytona and NA Daytona Meetings in Ormond Beach, Holly Hill and Daytona Beach.
Paul Corrigan is accused of repeatedly having sex with the 16-year-old.

He was arrested and the girl was found at the Crown Plaza on Mall Boulevard. Police observed lubricant and a vibrator in Corrigan’s hotel room.

Authorities say the girl snuck out of her parents’ home a number of times to meet with Corrigan.

He bought her cigarettes, alcohol, and various other items to bribe her into future excursions, investigators say.

Police say Corrigan and the girl texted each other for about two months after they met at the AA meeting. Corrigan is married.



5 thoughts on “AA Member Sponsor Arrested for Sexually Assaulting 16 Year old Runaway he Met at an Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

  1. HE’s DEAD!!!!!!!!!!


    Upper Merion man awaiting trial for sex crimes found hanging in prison cell

    By Jenny DeHuff

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    EAGLEVILLE — An Upper Merion man awaiting trial on sex crimes charges was found dead in his prison cell Friday, county officials have confirmed.

    According to a county spokesman, Paul Jeffrey Corrigan, 47, was found hanging in his prison cell at Montgomery County Correctional Facility around 10:30 a.m. Friday in an apparent suicide.

    Corrigan was awaiting trial on charges stemming from alleged sexual encounters with a runaway teenage girl at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and other locations around King of Prussia. He was charged last month with indecent assault, corruption of minors, concealing the whereabouts of a child and furnishing alcohol to a minors.

    Corrigan allegedly met the 16-year-old girl at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, and the pair began seeing each other. The girl’s parents soon learned she had gone missing and on June 4, they filed a missing person’s report.

    Following an investigation into her whereabouts, the girl was found by Upper Merion police and county detectives at the Crowne Plaza Hotel with Corrigan. Court documents suggest the pair had just had sex when officers converged on their room. She reportedly told them she began a relationship with Corrigan in March.

    An attorney for Corrigan could not be reached at press time.

  2. Cory Monteith attended several Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings in the days before his death.
    The late ‘Glee’ star, 31, who voluntarily checked into rehab for the second time in March for a month to battle his drug addiction, checked in to the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in Vancouver, Canada, on July 6, and sought support to help him maintain his sobriety shortly before his death on Saturday.

    19 July 2013

    A source close to the actor told gossip website RadarOnline.com: “Cory went to AA meetings when he got to Vancouver with some friends of his and mine. They have attended AA meetings in the past together.

    “Vancouver is a great place to keep grounded when you are in the spotlight and trying to be sober.

    “Being grounded is the key to sobriety and that’s what Vancouver can offer Cory. It is casual and he calls it home and he has friends here who have known him for a long time.

    “Cory also works helping kids stay out of these drug problems that are so apparent in the Downtown Eastside.”

    The insider also insisted that despite being spotted out with friends at the Portside bar in the hours before his death, Cory was not drinking.

    Meanwhile, ‘Glee’ producers are reportedly scrambling to figure out how to move forward following their leading star’s sudden death.

    The new series was set to start shooting next month and executives have scheduled a number of meetings to discuss story lines without Cory’s character, Finn Hudson, according to Foxnews.com.

    The Canadian actor’s girlfriend and co-star Lea Michele, 26, is said to be “absolutely inconsolable”.


  3. More Information On Man Who Sexually Assaulted Teen

    Posted: Jul 11, 2013 9:35 PM EDT
    The suspect is a married man and police believe he was a school teacher about five years ago.

    Tonight he’s in jail on $750,000 cash bail. And the teen, police say, is getting help.

    47 year old Paul Corrigan is accused of running off with a 16-year old girl that police say he met in Alcoholics Anonymous, where they were both seeking help. Corrigan was a mentor to the teen, but police say he was anything but that.

    “There was an agreement that she was going to run away from home. He came and picked her up.” Says Upper Merion Police Chief Tom Nolan

    The victims’s mother reported her missing on June 4th. Police spent two days investigating and came across information that pointed to Corrigan. Corrigan’s wife had reported him missing around the same time.

    Police located Corrigan’s car, a white Mercury Sable, parked near the Crown Plaza Hotel on Mall Boulevard in Upper Merion Township. That’s also where police say they found the girl and Corrigan.

    “His reaction to seeing the officers was not shock at all. He actually continued what he was doing, brushing his teeth at the time,” says Chief Nolan.

    Police say they found various sex paraphernalia inside the hotel room, and the victim allegedly told them that Corrigan on occasion had given her alcohol and cigarettes.

    Corrigan’s neighbors are shocked to hear about the allegations.

    “Very shocked it’s just something I can’t believe that he would do it’s just unbelievable,” says neighbor Jean Hays.

    “I was disgusted by it because I have young children and I couldn’t imagine, someday they’ll be 16 just like that little girl,” says neighbor Donna Becker.

    Police believe Corrigan taught in the Philadelphia school district five years ago; they’re still working to confirm that. They want to know if he’s had inappropriate contact with any other minors back then.

    If you know anything, call police.

  4. It is sad too see these stories continue to happen, but it is great the newspapers are finally starting to print the TRUTH to some degree. This particular situation most likely happens thousands of times and we never hear about it.

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