Tag: sexual assault

Rape charge filed over incident at church

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments



HARRISON TWP. —  The Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday approved a rape charge against a 19-year-old accused of assaulting a child at a church in the township. Blake Cole remains in the county jail on the charge, which the prosecutor’s office said involves a child younger than 10 years old. County sheriff’s detectives arrested […]




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Deputy, as church security, reports sex assault

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments



HARRISON TWP. —  Montgomery County sheriff’s detectives are investigating an alleged rape at a Harrison Twp. church. Detectives arrested 19-year-old Blake Cole on Tuesday night at the Fort McKinley United Methodist Church, in the 3700 block of West Siebenthaler Avenue. According to a sheriff’s office report, the accuser is a juvenile male. The report revealed […]




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Confessed voyeur taped sex acts in church bathroom

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



An East Hartford man accused of hiding a camera in a bathroom of a Glastonbury church also videotaped himself conducting a sexual act with some of his victims, including a 16-year-old girl, according to affidavits unsealed Friday. Glastonbury police said they also found videos recorded in the bathroom of girls as young as 5. The […]




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Church janitor faces sex abuse charges in District Court

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



The church janitor who reportedly posed as a youth leader and sexually assaulted three underage girls will soon face District Court. Convicted sex offender James David Jaure is faced with five new charges involving sexual abuse of a minor. The 29-year-old worked at Highland Park Community Church as a custodian but would frequent the youth […]




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Minister accused of having cemetery sex with teen

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



(CHICAGO) (WLS) — A former youth minister allegedly had sex with a teenager in cemeteries, restrooms and during a church retreat. Darin Evans, former associate pastor at West Suburban Community Church in Elmhurst, is charged with 11 counts of criminal sexual assault and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault. Evans faces up to 47 […]




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Teen Accused of Statutory Rape at a Local Church

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments



JACKSON, Tenn- Jackson police said a woman surrendered on Wednesday, after an investigation revealed that she had sex with a minor in a West Jackson church. Hannah Steiner, 18, is charged with the rape and statutory rape of a 13-year old boy, after police said she forced him to have sex with her before a […]




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2 Tulsa church workers refuse plea deal

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The son and daughter-in-law of the senior pastor at a south Tulsa megachurch told a judge Wednesday they want a jury trial on charges they waited two weeks to report the August rape of a 13-year-old girl on church property and won't take a plea deal. Three other employees of the […]




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Man accused of trying to sexually assault girl in church parking lot

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments



TOMBALL, Texas – A man has been accused of trying to sexually assault a 6-year-old girl in a church parking lot. Roberti Rodriguez Diaz, 56, has been charged with enticing a child. Tomball police said Diaz and the girl were both attending a birthday party for a church pastor's wife at Igelsia Taller Del Altarero […]




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Church Shocked at Volunteer Who Now Faces Child Sex Charges Will Now Add More Security

| January 18, 2013 | 1 Comment



A volunteer with a Spartanburg County church has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a young girl who he befriended, authorities say. Now that church will add more security. Lieutenant Tony Ivey of the Spartanburg County Sheriff's office said that 71-year-old William Clifford Hughes, of Boiling Springs, was charged with criminal sexual conduct with […]




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Man arrested in sexual assault of child at Lake Worth church

| January 13, 2013 | 0 Comments



A 19-year-old man has been accused of sexually assaulting a child in his care during a service at a Lake Worth church, police said Friday. Ryan Welborn was arrested Wednesday and released on $30,000 bail, Officer Don Price, a spokesman for Lake Worth police, said. The incident occurred Oct. 14 and involved a 4-year-old boy […]




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Former Tulsa Megachurch Janitor Sentenced To 55 Years For Raping 13-Year-Old

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments



Tulsa, OK — A former janitor at a Tulsa megachurch was sentenced to 55 years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to raping a 13-year-old girl in the church’s stairwell. Chris Denman was sentenced to an additional five years of probation and a $12,000 fine. In October, Denman pleaded guilty to first-degree rape, forcible […]




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Volunteer church youth leader accused of sexual assault

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments



HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) –  A volunteer youth leader at a Dauphin County church has been arrested on charges he had sexual contact with a girl over the last three years, starting when she was 12. Joshua Mitchell Markelwitz, 26, of Enola, was charged Friday with counts including rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse […]




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Plea agreement reached for man accused in downtown Flint church attacks

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



FLINT, MI — A man who authorities allege was involved in two attacks at a downtown Flint church reached a plea agreement with prosecutors today. Albert Eugene Haymer, 49, pleaded guilty in front of Genesee Circuit Judge Archie Hayman to one count of assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer. He also acknowledged habitual offender second-conviction status as […]




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Police: Pearland man took sexually explicit photo of teen at local church

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



HOUSTON – A 44-year-old Pearland man is facing charges after investigators say he took a nude photo of a teenager in the sound room of a local church. Medger Chauncey Duckens is charged with promotion of child pornography. According to court documents, the victim told investigators she’d been involved in a relationship with Duckens since […]




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Gunmen attack church camp-out in Mexico, rape 7

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments



TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — A gang of about a dozen armed people stormed into a church youth camp-out near Mexico City and went on an hours-long rampage of beatings, robberies and rape, authorities said Saturday. Seven girls were raped during the Friday attack and several campers were beaten, according to the state prosecutors office in […]




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