Joseph Wood, 73, of Mineola was charged with two counts of Forcible Touching. Photo NCPD
(Uniondale, NY) A 73 year old counselor for a sober house was arrested on October 26 at 12:20am for fondling two of the residents in Uniondale.
According to Detectives, defendant Joseph Wood, 73, of 355 Jackson Avenue Mineola is a counselor for a sober house where he came into contact with the two male victims, ages 31 and 21.
On each occasion, September 27 and October 6, 2013, police say that the defendant was alone with one of the victims, began to hug the victim and then proceeded to forcibly touch the victim in a sexual manner.
Defendant Joseph Wood is charged with two counts of Forcible Touching and was arraigned on October 26, 2013 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.