Report: Sandusky’s charges could extend to Texas


The numerous counts of child sex charges against former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky could extend beyond the state of Pennsylvania.

In the 23-page grand jury indictment of Sandusky, “Victim 4” alleges he was assaulted by Sandusky during the trip for the 1999 Alamo Bowl. That game, of course, would be Sandusky’s last with Penn State — a 24-0 shutout win over Texas A&M (pictured). According to the indictment, Victim 4 was listed as a member of Sandusky’s family party on trips to the 1998 Outback Bowl and 1998 Alamo Bowl, as Victim 4 had become “a fixture in the Sandusky household.”

Victim 4 alleges that when he resisted advances by Sandusky in Texas, that Sandusky threatened to send him home from the bowl. Victim 4 was also told by an “emotionally upset” Sandusky that the defensive coordinator would not be the successor to Joe Paterno in May of 1999, but was informed to keep it a secret.

Now, Sandusky could be facing criminal charges in San Antonio, according to an official police statement sent to 1200 WOAI.

“We are investigating the possibility that an offense may have happened while here in San Antonio,” Police Sgt. Chris Benaviedes wrote.

“All we have is an allegation contained in a an indictment from another jurisdiction,” added Bexar County First Assistant District Attorney Cliff Herberg. “We have no evidence, no complainant yet,” he told reporter Michael Board. “It’s a preliminary inquiry.

“Obviously, in something like this, when (District Attorney Susan) Reed heard about it, she and the police chief were very concerned about it. We are going to taking what action we can to see if a case can be built.”