Police said at the time they think he abused two 14-year old boys this summer while he was living with one of their families in Halethorpe. He was suspended from the fire department without pay, police said.
Scott Shellenberger, the State's Attorney for Baltimore County, said state proceedings will be put on hold for now.
"Typically we'll wait and see how the federal charges turn out," he said. "The reason that the federal people take these cases is because they end up getting substantially better sentences in federal court."
Written by The Baltimore Sun