Haiti Police arrest American orphanage founder Michael Karl Geilenfeld

Port-au-Prince Haiti - Haitian police arrested Michael Karl Geilenfeld, an American and founder of the St. Joseph's Home for Boys in Delmas Friday on suspicion of charges of indecent assault and criminal conspiracy...

American Orphanage founder Michael Karl Geilenfeld arested in Haiti
American Orphanage founder Michael Karl Geilenfeld arested in Haiti

The Associated Press reports...

Geilenfeld was handcuffed and placed in the back of a police pickup truck and taken to a police station in the Petionville district of Port-au-Prince....

The manager of the orphanage was arrested as well, he rode along with Geilenfeld to the Petion-ville police station, AP said.

Port-au-Prince General Prosecutor Charles Kerson many people brough complaints about that orpnanage...

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Caroline says...

I lived at St. Joesph's Home for Boys in 1997 and 1998, and was the director of Wings of Hope for a short time. After I had been there long enough for the children to begin trusting me, they started telling me about the abuse.

All of them. And also the employees, cooks, security staff.

They all said it was true and many of the boys had personal experiences about being sexually abused by Michael.

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Yanique Yillard says...

Eske konstitusyon peyi an di pou yo arete yon moune le yo fini minote'l pou yo lage l deye yon pick up truck tankou

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Nulook says...

What did he do?

I did not read any specific reasons.

How was he abusing these

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Paula says...

Le gouvernement devrait demander à tous les personnes responsables des orphelinats, soit étranger ou haïtien s de fournir un antécédents judiciaire s, s,il vit à étrange, c est le ministre des affaires sociales qui devrais envoyé demander ces informations a étrangers, aussi pour les haïtiens, je pense desfois se sont des pédophiles, qui rentre pour abuser des enfants

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Haiti Nouvelles says...

Men Nouvel...

Haiti - La Police arete yon americain, fondatè yon orphelinat nan Delmas, pou suspicion abu ki fèt...

Gede misye laa mare de bwa dè do, ak tout manajer orphelina a nan bouda yon pickup la police...

Kisa w panse de

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