Mr. James Scott Dwight – Diocese of Harrisburg

On Behalf of | Jun 22, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Mr. James Scott Dwight

Assignment History:

  • 2005-2007: Lancaster Catholic High School (Lancaster, PA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against James Scott Dwight:

James Scott Dwight III, 52, was arrested in 2015 after an investigation that stemmed from a February 2014 report to the Diocese of Harrisburg. A then-25-year-old woman claimed that Dwight allegedly had sexual contact with her at his home in June 2006, when she was 17 years old and a student at Lancaster Catholic High School. Dwight taught English at the school from 2005-2007, according to a report from

Dwight was charged with two counts of corruption of minors. According to LancasterOnline, after his arraignment on March 2, 2015, he was released on $20,000 unsecured bail. Dwight has been an adjunct professor at Mount Wachusett Community College since 2011 and resides in Harvard, Massachusetts.

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