Former Catholic priest in Rapid City now facing sex crime charges
Marcin Garbacz has already been found guilty of stealing money from local parishes
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - A former Rapid City Catholic priest scheduled to be sentenced Monday in federal court for stealing from local parishes is now facing federal sex charges as well.
Marcin Garbacz, 42, is set to make his first appearance on those new charges on Tuesday.
A federal grand jury has indicted Garbacz on charges of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place and receiving child pornography.
The indictment says Garbacz was traveling in a foreign country in the summer of 2011 and engaged in sexual conduct with someone under 18.
The indictment also accuses Garbacz of possessing child pornography between July of 2011 and May of 2019.
The indictment was filed in February but was sealed until Friday, Nov. 20.
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