Follow Up to Incident:   02/19/14
On January 6, 2014, Gregory Sorrentino plead guilty to receiving stolen property and received the maximum 23 months in prison. On January 17, 2014, his brother Victor Sorrentino, plead guilty to robbery and received a minimum of three years to a maximum of six years in prison for their parts in the 2012 robbery that occurred at St. John the Baptist Church located in New Freedom Borough.
Follow Up to Incident:   01/17/13
Victor Sorrentino turned himself into Southern Regional Police on Tuesday 01/22/2013. He was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey Joy and committed to York County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.
Gregory Sorrentino is currently incarcerated in Baltimore Co. and awaiting extradition to York County.

Nature of Incident:
Robbery Warrants
Date of Incident:
December 24, 2012
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
N. Constitution Ave.
New Freedom, PA

Person Involved: Victor Paul Sorrentino         Age 57   Dundalk, MD
Gregory Robert Sorrentino  Age 54   Joppa, MD
Incident Summary:
On Christmas Eve. 12/24/2012 at 328pm Officers were dispatched to the St. Johnís the Baptist Catholic Church in New Freedom Borough for a robbery.

Two white males entered the church prior to church services and walked around the church. One of the males removed a wallet from a purse while the 78 year old female victim took her jacket off and prepared for services.

The victim observed the male remove her wallet from her purse that was sitting on a church bench and confronted the male. The male shoved the victim backwards into a wall and bench causing her to fall to the ground and sustain injuries.

Both male subjects fled in a green pick-up truck. A detective investigating the crime recognized the descriptions of the subjects and vehicle from previous arrests years ago.

After an investigation and interviews Southern Regional Police have obtained arrest warrants for two brothers: Victor Paul Sorrentino, age 57, Dundalk, MD and Gregory Robert Sorrentino, age 54, Joppa, MD

Charges include Robbery, Criminal Conspiracy to commit robbery, Simple Assault, Theft, and receiving stolen property.

Gregory Robert Sorrentino        Victor Paul Sorrentino   


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