Elder who taught at private school for JWs accused of abuse

by Robo Bobo 24 Replies latest watchtower child-abuse

  • Robo Bobo
    Robo Bobo


    Note: Southwestern Longview was a private school that catered to witness children

    BUENA PARK – A South Carolina man who worked as a teacher at a private school in Long Beach a decade ago has been arrested by Buena Park police officers on suspicion of the “continuous sexual abuse of a child” who was a student of his, authorities said today.

    Jason Gorski of Fort Mill, 43, was arrested on June 21, said Buena Park police Sgt. Mike Lovchik. The victim was a boy who was 12-15 years of age at the time of the alleged sexual abuse.

    “Gorski worked as the male victim’s school teacher and as an elder within their Jehovah’s Witness church congregation,” Lovchik said.

    “The sexual abuse occurred from 2007 to 2009 while the victim was ages 12-15,” Lovchik said. “The abuse came to an end when it was reported to the Jehovah’s Witness church, but it was only recently reported to authorities. Gorski moved to South Carolina shortly after the disclosure.”

    Lovchik said his department was conducting the investigation because crimes allegedly committed by Gorski occurred in Buena Park.

    According to Lovchik, Gorski worked as a teacher at Southwestern Longview Private School, at 4747 Daisy Ave. in Long Beach, for about three or four years, ending when the school closed for business at the end of the school year in 2007.

    Gorski attended the Jehova’s Witness Cypress congregation at 8542 Watson St. in Cypress for several years, and was appointed as an elder of the congregation in May 2007, Lovchik said.

    “After the disclosure (of the sexual abuse) in 2009, Gorski was removed as an elder, but continued to attend services at the congregation,” Lovchik said.

    Around 2010, Gorski moved to South Carolina, and became part of a nearby Jehovah’s Witness congregation in North Carolina, Lovchik said.

    “Over the years many children have been exposed to Gorski, specifically during his time as a schoolteacher and church leader,” Lovchik said.”It is believed that additional victims may exist who have not yet reported their abuse to authorities.”

    Additional victims, or people with knowledge of Gorski’s alleged abuse, were urged to call the Buena Park Police Department at 714-562-3963.

  • Crazyguy

    Wasn't even dfd just removed as an elder and of course the crime not reported to police, just plain evil !

  • Zoos

    I wonder if he got a glowing letter of recommendation from his previous hall when he moved to SC.

  • wannaexit

    another pervert in jw paradise. Sick!

  • Khaleesi

    Soo sick, this is just 25 miles away from me, i wish these things make the news!

  • smiddy

    When are the Elders who dont report these crimes , going to be charged with being complicit in a crime by not reporting it to the relevant authorities , whether it be the police or child protection services.

    Elders seem to be getting away with this in one country after another , they are culpable and need to be brought to justice for not reporting these crimes against children.

    What can we do to put pressure on Governments where we live to make Elders more accountable when they fail to report child sexual abuse within their congregations,

    They seem to be escaping this punishment not only in Australia ,the UK , Europe , and the USA ,to name a few

    and no doubt elsewhere ..

    This is not good enough , we need to do something about it

    Any suggestions ?


  • redpilltwice

    Hey teacher! Leave them kids alone!

  • punkofnice
    “The abuse came to an end when it was reported to the Jehovah’s Witness church, but it was only recently reported to authorities


    This has got to stop. ELDERS SHOULD CALL THE POLICE!

    Sorry, I'm shouting.

  • rebelfighter

    No wonder this year's convention has that awful Bunker video! Yeap the round up is about to begin and the WT knows it!

  • stuckinarut2

    Well said smiddy!

    Simply spreading this information is a start.

    The elders who know of such cases MUST be legally held responsible if they don't report to the police!

    It is guilt by association and a deliberate covering it up from the relevant authorities.

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