York City man charged with sexual assault of a minor boy

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA – A York City man faces multiple sexual charges in Cumberland County involving a 15 year male.   Silver Spring Township also accuse Gabriel Palmer, 21, of  receiving and distributing images of young boys in sexually explicit acts.

Charges against Palmer include Unlawful Contact with a Minor, Involuntary Sexual Deviate Intercourse, Statutory Sexual Assault, Child Pornography and Criminal Use of a Communications Facility.

Following arraignment Palmer was sent to the Cumberland County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail.

The Silver Spring Township Police Department was assisted throughout their investigation by the United States Postal Inspection Service, Homeland Security and the Cumberland County Forensics Team.