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Jerry Sandusky Jailed After New Child Sex Abuse Charges

The former Penn State assistant coach was unable to post $250,000 bail.

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    Jerry Sandusky was rearrested on Wednesday afternoon for not being able to make his $250,000 bail. Sandusky's bail is for the new charges he faces from two other victims. (Published Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011)

    Jerry Sandusky has been taken to a Pennsylvania county jail after being unable to post $250,000 bail in cash.

    The former Penn State assistant coach was jailed Wednesday after being led out of his home in handcuffs for a brief court hearing.

    Jerry Sandusky Handcuffed and Led From His Home

    [PHI] Jerry Sandusky Handcuffed and Led From His Home
    The former Penn State assistant football coach faces charges in two new alleged child sex abuse cases -- Victim 9 and Victim 10. READ THE LATEST DETAILS ON THE ARREST HERE. (Published Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011)

    Sandusky faces new charges based on the testimony of two new accusers -- Victim 9 and Victim 10 --  including one who claims Sandusky molested him numerous times in a basement bedroom at Sandusky's home. He already faced 40 counts of child sex abuse involving eight young boys over a 15-year span.

    Sandusky lawyer Joseph Amendola says his client maintains his innocence.

    Senior Magisterial District Judge Robert E. Scott said if Sandusky does make bail, he will be under house arrest and subject to electronic monitoring.

    Prosecutors had sought $1 million in bail.