Stephen Collins May Not Be Prosecuted In Molestation Case: Report

Stephen Collins
Stephen Collins may not be prosecuted in his molestation case that the LAPD, LASD, and NYPD are currently investigating, TMZ reports Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

Stephen Collins may not be prosecuted in his molestation case that the LAPD, LASD, and NYPD are currently investigating, TMZ reports.

Law enforcement sources in all three police departments tell the site that the three cases are decades old, and may be thrown out because of statute of limitations.

As previously reported, Special Victims Unit detectives are investigating the 7th Heaven actor, 67, after he allegedly confessed to child molestation in a 2012 audiotape that TMZ posted earlier this month. At the time, Collins was unaware he was being taped during a therapy session with his estranged wife, actress Faye Grant.

In the clip, Collins allegedly admits to once coming into contact with a female child who was a New York relative of his first wife, Marjorie Weinmen. A second girl was his L.A. neighbor and a third was from New York and between 12 and 13 at the time.

"Special Victims Bureau detectives are working with New York Police Department authorities on this case," LAPD told Us Weekly in a statement on Oct. 16. "There is no further information at this time. The investigation is active and ongoing."

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