Pa. police: Dad let teens drink, girl pole dance

February 28, 2009 7:32:40 PM PST
An eastern Pennsylvania father is charged with hosting a teen drinking party that featured a high school cheerleader dancing in uniform on a stripper pole. Sniping among the cheerleaders brought the December party to the attention of authorities. They have charged 36-year-old Steven Russo of Bethlehem with corruption and child endangerment.

Russo's 17-year-old son attends Freedom High School. Court records state that a photo surfaced on Facebook showing a 16-year-old Freedom cheerleader drinking and pole-dancing while another shows two underage girls kissing Russo.

The dancing cheerleader is off the squad.

The students allegedly tell police that Russo regularly hosted teen drinking parties.

Russo's home phone number is unpublished.

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Information from: The Express-Times, http://www.lehighvalleylive.com

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