James Carey, the former Warminster Township police officer, pleaded no contest on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, to sexually assaulting five teen boys.
Carey, 54, of Cape May Court House in New Jersey, committed the acts while working as a DA.R.E. officer and running a program for troubled youth at the township’s recreation center more than two decades ago.
Carey appeared before President Judge Wallace H. Bateman Jr. on Thursday morning and entered the open plea to five counts each of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent assault, and corruption of minors and two counts each of statutory rape and statutory sexual assault and one count of aggravated indecent assault.
Sentencing was deferred for 30 to 45 days. Judge Bateman also ordered Carey undergo an evaluation by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification board.