By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo.com June 21, 2012
BROOKLYN — Four men were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly offering a $500,000 bribe to a sexually abused teenager to get her to drop charges against a popular Orthodox community counselor who is presently on trial in Brooklyn.
Jerry Sandusky, left, the former Penn State assistant
football coach charged with sexually abusing boys, arrives
with his wife, Dottie Sandusky, for a preliminary hearing.
Sandusky maintains innocence
after waiving right to
New York Post December 13, 2011
BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky unexpectedly waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, pleading not guilty to charges of child sexual abuse and requesting a jury trial.
"We are going to stay the course, fight for four quarters," Sandusky said. "We will wait for the opportunity to present our side."
The hearing was expected to be a chance for the alleged victims to lay out for the judge the allegations against the 67-year-old former defensive coordinator. But instead, Sandusky's attorney, Joe Amendola, waived his client's right to the hearing and asked to move straight to trial. READ MORE