November 3, 2019
An assistant scoutmaster on Long Island has been charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old boy at Boy Scout retreats and meetings over an 11-month period last year.
Jonathan Spohrer, 26, was arrested by Nassau County police at his North Bellmore home on Thursday. He pleaded not guilty on Friday to a charge of second-degree sexual conduct against a child.
Spohrer’s lawyer, Joseph Carbone Jr., said his client denies the allegations.
“We look forward to vigorously defending these allegations in court and have faith in the legal system which presumes