For Immediate Release
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Incident: Church Official Arrested for Forcible Touching
Location: Hollywood Baptist Church, 3504 Great Neck Road, Amityville
Date/Time: Monday, January 7, 2019 at 6:35 p.m.


 Suffolk County Police have arrested an official from an Amityville church for forcible touching.


A woman reported a man she worked with as part of a radio show produced at the Hollywood Baptist Church, located at 3504 Great Neck Road, touched her inappropriately on multiple occasions between April 2018 and September 2018.


Following an investigation, Thomas Humphrey, an official at the church, was charged with Forcible Touching. Humphrey, 79, of 105 Williams Ave., North Amityville, was issued an appearance ticket and will be arraigned on a later date.


A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-678168
Suffolk County Police Department

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