PHOENIX (AP) - Prosecutors for Arizona's largest county say a Catholic priest in Phoenix has been indicted on charges of alleged sexual misconduct with two boys under 15.
The Maricopa County Attorney's office said Thursday a grand jury had indicted 74-year-old John Dallas Spaulding on six counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and one count of molestation of a child.
Spaulding could not be located to comment on the charges. His defense attorney, Greg Meell, did not immediately return a call seeking comment. Prosecutors say the abuse occurred between 2003 and 2007 at parishes in Phoenix and suburban Mesa.