A former suburban Philadelphia volunteer firefighter has been arrested on charges he lured, groomed and sexual assaulted 14 children ranging in age from 8 to 14 years old.
John Corcoran was arraigned Friday on 161 counts, including felony charges of rape of a child and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child.
The 20-year-old Glenolden man remained jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail and could not be reached for comment.
Court records show Corcoran was arrested last month on child pornography charges. His lawyer in that case did not immediately return a message.
Prosecutors say the grooming and sexual assaults happened over two years.
Corcoran volunteered with Glenolden’s Goodwill Fire Department. He’s scheduled for trial next month on charges he and a 17-year-old set three fires he later helped fight.