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Police Drop Case Against Bakersfield Priest. Other Charges Remain.

Bakersfield police announced Thursday it had found no "corroborative evidence" for allegations of sexual battery by a popular Catholic monsignor, but the priest remained on administrative leave because of a separate investigation of sexual misconduct in Fresno County. The Bakersfield Californian reported the city's police department was closing an investigation...

Bakersfield Monsignor Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

A popular Catholic monsignor in Bakersfield is on paid administrative leave following an allegation of sexual misconduct with a minor in Firebaugh. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno announced the suspension of Msgr. Craig Harrison in a news release Thursday. Alleged Abuse Occurred in 2003 The diocese said it received...