TOWSON, Md. - Raymond Fernandez, 50, was sentenced in the Baltimore County Circuit Court Wednesday for sexually abusing three boys over a 3-year period.
Fernandez, of Nottingham, was a youth group leader at the Greater Grace World Outreach church when he sexually abused three young boys between the ages of 12 and 17 on repeated occasions. He had been the youth group leader and coach of the victims during the time that the abuse occurred.
A victim came forward about the abuse when they saw Fernandez at a church function in 2013.
The sentence Fernandez received was 30 years with all but 16 years in prison suspended.
Ferandez will be on 5 years supervised probation upon his release from incarceration and will be required to register as a sex offender.