PA state Sen. Mike Folmer arrested on child porn charges

NY Post Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer arrested on child porn charges

“A Pennsylvania state senator was busted Tuesday on child porn charges, the state Attorney General announced.

Republican Sen. Mike Folmer, 63, was charged with sexual abuse of children, possession of child pornography, and criminal use of a communication facility after law enforcement found images of child pornography on Folmer’s cellphone when they executed a search warrant at his Lebanon home.”

” . . . .state Senate leadership spoke out on the arrest, and said that Folmer would immediately be removed as Chair of the Senate State Government Committee.

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman said in a joint statement: “We are shocked to learn tonight of the allegations made against Senator Folmer. We will fully cooperate with law enforcement regarding this deeply disturbing matter.”” (more)