A nurse at UPMC Carlisle has been accused of sexually assaulting and videotaping patients.
UPMC Carlisle Nurse Michael Bragg Accused of Sexually Assaulting ER Patient, Videotaping Others
Last Update: 7/13/2020
Former UPMC Carlisle nurse Michael Bragg has been arrested for allegedly videotaping hundreds of patients at the hospital and sexually assaulting at least one patient at the facility’s emergency room.
Bragg is accused of videotaping 206 patients, including almost two dozen minors. Prosecutors also believe that he sexually assaulted a nude, unconscious, and intubated woman at the UPMC Carlisle emergency room. Furthermore, Bragg is accused of touching another emergency room patient’s breasts. These offenses are believed to have occurred between January 2016 and April 2019.
Bragg was also arrested in April 2019 on charges related to the production and possession of child pornography.
He faces a laundry list of charges for these alleged crimes, including:
- 1 count of aggravated indecent assault
- 1 count of indecent assault
- 1 count of criminal use of a communication facility
- 19 counts of sexual abuse of children
- 1 count of manufacturing of child pornography
- 171 counts of invasion of privacy
- 201 counts of interception, disclosure or use of wire, electronic or oral communication.
Officials reportedly discovered hundreds of videos on Bragg’s laptop which showed hospital patients in various stages of undress.
Police have encouraged anyone who was a patient at UPMC Carlisle’s emergency room between January 2016 and April 2019 to contact them if they were treated by Michael Bragg. You can call the Child Predator Hotline at 1-800-385-1044.