HUNLOCK TOWNSHIP MAN ARRESTED ON CHILD SEX OFFENSES
March 30, 2021
SHICKSHINNY — A Hunlock Township man awaiting sentencing after admitting he sexually assaulted two girls nearly 40 years ago was arrested Tuesday on allegations he sexually abused a boy inside Roaring Brook Baptist Church.
Richard Garnett, 68, of Roaring Brook Drive, is accused of sexually assaulting a boy while he was a games director volunteer during AWANA classes inside the church, according to court records.
State police allege the assaults occurred between 2004 and 2006 in the basement of the church while other children participated in AWANA activities