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Simsbury Priest Arrested

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A Simsbury priest is under arrest on sexual assault charges.

Father Edward Warnakulasuriya, a priest at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church on Maple Street in Tariffville, was arrested Thursday, said Simsbury Police.

Warnakulasuriya is charged with three counts of Fourth-Degree Sexual Assault. He is free on bond and due in Enfield Superior Court on Friday.

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