Former Pastor Arrested on Child Abuse Charges

Detectives have arrested 59-year-old Thomas J Brackett, after allegations surfaced that Brackett abused at least two children while working as a teacher and youth pastor in Baltimore County from 1984 -1985.

Baltimore County Crimes Against Children detectives began investigating this case earlier this year after they were notified of the abuse.

Brackett faces multiple charges of Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Offenses.

He is currently being held at the Georgetown County Detention Center in South Carolina pending extradition.

Police are searching for any additional victims that may have been in contact with Brackett. If you or someone you know was victimized by Thomas Brackett, please contact Baltimore County’s Crimes Against Children Unit, at 410-887-7720.