The attorney for Jerry Sandusky says reported concerns in the neighborhood about his client “are totally unfounded.”
Pennsylvania state prosecutors are seeking changes in Sandusky’s bail conditions after getting complaints that he’s been watching children in a nearby schoolyard from his back porch. Sandusky is on house arrest as he awaits his trial on child molestation charges.
Sandusky attorney Joe Amendola says it’s “unfortunate” that some people want his client incarcerated “even before he has an opportunity to present his defense and prove his innocence in court.”
The attorney general’s office argues in court papers that the former Penn State assistant coach shouldn’t be allowed outside unless he’s getting medical treatment. Prosecutors also oppose his bid to see his grandchildren.
A court hearing is scheduled Friday on Sandusky’s bail conditions.