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FBI Reveals Cross Dressing, Drug Dealing CATHOLIC PRIEST Bought A SEX Shop To Launder Drug Money


Authorities say Monsignor Kevin Wallin bought a sex shop shop named 'Land of Oz & Dorothy's Place' to launder his drug money

To onlookers, Monsignor Kevin Wallin's fall from grace at his Connecticut parish was like something out of 'Breaking Bad,' the television series about a high school chemistry teacher who becomes a methamphetamine lord.

The suspended Roman Catholic priest was arrested on federal drug charges this month for allegedly having methamphetamine mailed to him from co-conspirators in California and making more than $300,000 in drugs sales out of his apartment in Waterbury in the second half of last year.

Along the way, authorities said, he bought a small adult video and sex toy shop in the nearby town of North Haven named 'Land of Oz & Dorothy's Place,' apparently to launder all the money he was making. 

Roman Catholic priest Kevin Wallin has plead not guilty to the federal drug charges, but now colleagues are saying that there were a number of warning signs to show something was awry.

Breaking bad: Since the arrest, Wallin, left, has been compared to Walter White from the show Breaking Bad 

He has pleaded not guilty, and jury selection in his trial is scheduled to begin March 21.

On social media sites, people couldn't help but compare Wallin with Walter White, the main character on 'Breaking Bad' who was making so much cash that he and his wife bought a car wash to launder their profits. 

He has also been dubbed in some media as 'Monsignor Meth.'

Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor of St. Peter's Church in Danbury until 2002.


He was granted a sabbatical in July 2011. The Diocese of Bridgeport suspended him from public ministry last May.

Diocesan officials become concerned about Wallin in the spring of 2011 after complaints about his appearance and erratic behavior, diocese spokesman Brian Wallace told the Connecticut Post.

Some reports of his behavior were startling.

'We became aware that he was acting out sexually - with men - in the church rectory,' Wallace told the newspaper, adding that church officials deemed the sexual behavior unbecoming of a priest and asked Wallin to resign.

Trusted: Msgr Wallin served as the pastor at St. Augustine's in Bridgeport for nine years before taking a sabbatical in 2011 for health and personal reasons

Trusted: Msgr Wallin served as the pastor at St. Augustine's in Bridgeport for nine years before taking a sabbatical in 2011 for health and personal reasons

'News of Monsignor Kevin Wallin's arrest comes with a sense of shock and concern on the part of the diocese and the many people of Fairfield County who have known him as a gifted, accomplished and compassionate priest,' the diocese said in a statement. 'We ask for prayers for Monsignor Wallin during the difficult days ahead for him.'


Walln is accused of selling upward of $9,000 of crystal meth a week, drawing comparisons to Walter White from Breaking Bad

Wallin's arrest called attention to larger problems within the church, said Voice of the Faithful in the Diocese of Bridgeport, one of many local chapters of the lay organization formed in response to the sexual abuse crisis in the church.

'Catholics have to ask whether the mandatory obligation of celibacy imposes a harmful burden on priests and whether women ought to be admitted to the priesthood,' the group said in a statement. 

'The steady decline in the number of priests, the aging of priests, the terrible sin of pedophilia among priests, and the downfall of Monsignor Wallin are all signs of a sickness in the priesthood. It is time to seek a remedy for this awful malady that threatens the Eucharist, the center of Catholic life.'

Elizabeth Badjan, a member of the St. Augustine congregation, told The New York Times that Wallin needed the prayers of parishioners.

'This is all the work of evil,' she said as she left Mass last weekend. 'He was not close enough to God. He was tempted by the devil.'

Wallin's case has drawn comparisons to that of the Rev. Ted Haggard, a well-known evangelical megachurch pastor in Colorado who was forced out of his job in 2006 after a male escort alleged Haggard had paid him for sex and bought crystal meth.

Ring: The priest and four others were arrested for allegedly conspiring to distribute crystal meth

The priest and four others were arrested for allegedly conspiring to distribute crystal meth

Federal agents arrested Wallin on Jan. 3, and a grand jury indicted him and four other people on drug charges on Jan. 15. 

All are charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a substance containing methamphetamine and 50 grams of actual methamphetamine, a crime that carries 10 years to life in prison upon conviction.

Wallin is also charged with six counts of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Last July, Drug Enforcement Administration agents in New York told agents in the New Haven office that there was an unidentified Connecticut-based drug trafficker distributing methamphetamine in the region. 


Wallin allegedly bought the Land of OZ sex shop to launder his drug money

Two months later, an informant told the DEA that the trafficker was Wallin, according to an affidavit by agent Jay Salvatore in New Haven.

The Connecticut Statewide Narcotics Task Force was also investigating Wallin.

Authorities said an undercover officer with the state task force bought methamphetamine from Wallin six times from Sept. 20 to Jan. 2, paying more than $3,400 in total for 23 grams of the drug.

Federal agents also say they learned through wiretaps and informants about other sales Wallin was making.

Connecticut U.S. Attorney David Fein said federal and state authorities worked together in 'the dismantling of what we allege was a significant methamphetamine distribution organization that spanned from California to Connecticut.'

Also charged in the case were Kenneth Devries, 52, of Waterbury; Michael Nelson, 40, of Manchester; Chad McCluskey, 43, of San Clemente, Calif.; and Kristen Laschober, 47, of Laguna Niguel, Calif. Authorities say McCluskey and Laschober were involved in the shipping of methamphetamine to Wallin.

Wallin faces up to 20 years behind bars and a $2million fine if convicted.

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Comment by Ruff de Gehto Travler on January 29, 2013 at 9:46am

Preach Lynz an Tall island girl !!!! wait I have not been to church inna minute!!! Let me sit my ass down!!!! LMAO!!!

But all joking aside satan strong enuh!!!!

Comment by lynz on January 28, 2013 at 1:30pm
Evil have no specific race, color "religion"! satan HATE all of us & will use anyone of us to do his wickedness, if we let him! He noh byass, prejudice, racist or anything that separate us. That slippery sucka is out to rob kill & destroy! PERIOD! We are embodied by the Holy Spirit to differenciate good from evil! Some folks are weak & slaves to their demons which is why God say dont judge lest u be judged. We are all fighting flesh & spirit..The sickos are the ones who enjoy, love & embrace deh filthiess!
Comment by K.A.B. on January 28, 2013 at 7:20am
Pixie, my sentiments the same. demons on thw pulpit
Comment by Ruff de Gehto Travler on January 27, 2013 at 11:07pm

WOW what a ting wit dem catholic priest!!!!!

Comment by Carib Girl on January 27, 2013 at 9:07pm

DIRTY STINKING SODOMITE!!! - fire gine bun all dem stinking dutty rass

Comment by Pixie dust on January 27, 2013 at 8:32pm
And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.
For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
Matthew 24:4&5
A lot of wolves in sheepskin clothing out there
Comment by Sufferahsmusic Media Prod on January 27, 2013 at 7:05pm

its just silly to make a comment on this one

Comment by Empress Kim on January 27, 2013 at 5:46pm
Yes we r Ann n let da truth b set free so answer me dis which religion worship idol n saints? Which religion sex children of da se sex? Further more if all sin is da same where is da fairness n justice n diff action? Ex. If I fornicate n u kill our sin is 1. N da same? Or is my sin more worst Dan urs? Or vise versa?
Comment by Ann-Marie Bridgeman on January 27, 2013 at 5:17pm

We are all sinners that is if we believe in JESUS Christ. The bible say don't be judge we to are being judge.Then that day is conning when we all will go through judgement (FINALLY)' Sin is sin in the eyes of Christ. There is no big sin or small sin or black sin what ever the color or name we give it. That's why we have to pray for one another.We all will stand on our own. JUDGEMENT DAY!!!!!!!!!!! PRAY PRAY PRAY!!!REPENTANCE.

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