By Melissa Grace
DAILY NEWS WRITER
Friday, January 7th 2011, 2:43 PM
" A youth counselor charged with molesting teen girls under his care should be grilled about a 2001 incident in which he had sex with a 13-year-old in a courthouse bathroom, prosecutors said Friday.
The sickening details of the encounter were revealed as a judge green-lighted the case of Tony Simmons for trial next week.
Simmons, 47, is charged with the rape of a 15-year-old girl and the sexual abuse of two others in courthouses - but prosecutors say his depravity didn't stop there.
They claim the former Juvenile Justice Department employee preyed on a girl barely in her teens in the Manhattan Family Court building.
"He flirted with her and told her she was pretty and he liked her," Assistant District Attorney Evan Krutoy said.
He took the child into a stall, "kissed her, took out a condom and had sexual intercourse with her," the prosecutor said.
Krutoy said the Dec. 20, 2001, incident cannot be prosecuted because of the statute of limitations.
But he wants to be able to cross-examine Simmons about it if the accused serial sex sicko testifies at trial.
Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Carol Berkman did not immediately rule on whether he can.
Jury selection begins Tuesday in the case - which almost ended with a no-jail deal last fall.
His plea was revoked after public outrage at the sentence of 10 years probation that he was set to get. . . " Read More