Burnsville scoutmaster collected plenty of "merit badges"
Peter R. Stibal II was a volunteer for a catholic youth association. He also worked as a substitute bus driver for special needs kids. And since 2003, he worked as both an assistant scoutmaster and scoutmaster, allegedly collecting a new type of merit badge that involves doing stuff to young men that even MJ wouldn't dream about. (Too soon?)
Burnsville Police Detective Jeff Pfaff said Thursday that an investigation has found four more boys who say they also were juvenile victims of sex crimes committed by Stibal between 2002 and 2008. All of the alleged victims are Scouts or former Scouts with Troop 650 of Burnsville, Pfaff said.
In the Burnsville troop, some of the parents had expressed concerns among themselves that Stibal was breaking a rule that prohibits scoutmasters from being alone with Scouts.
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