Tag: sexual assault

Pemberton Township man charged with sexually assaulting a girl during church service

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments



MOUNT HOLLY—A 59-year-old Pemberton Township man was arrested for sexually assaulting a girl during a church service, Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced. Joseph V. Pullen Jr., 59, of 1 Whispering Pines Boulevard, was arrested on July 13 and charged with first degree aggravated sexual assault […]




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Bullitt Co. youth director charged with sodomy, sex abuse

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments



BULLITT COUNTY, Ky. – The youth director of a Bullitt County church is facing sex charges involving a teenager. Police said he took advantage of the 15-year-old over a 10-month period. According to Shepherdsville authorities, 26-year-old Bryan Dockery was youth director of the Trinity Life Center Church on Highway 44, and they are now trying […]




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Church rapist pleads guilty, gets 2 life sentences

| July 1, 2012 | 0 Comments



The man who broke into a DeKalb County church and raped a woman pleaded guilty to the crimes Friday in court and was sentenced to two life sentences. John Russell Carver, 51, pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including rape, armed robbery, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, false imprisonment, burglary and possession of a knife during commission […]




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Man arrested for sexual assault at church camp

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



VERMILION TOWNSHIP — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old boy at Christian-based Beulah Beach Camp and Retreat Center in Vermilion Township. Deputies arrested Justin. D. James. for sexual battery Friday morning after the incident was reported. “The preliminary investigation revealed that James had committed the […]




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Former Worcester church leader gets 25-30 years for raping children

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



WORCESTER — A former director of family activities at a local church was sentenced to 25 to 30 years in state prison today after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting seven children between the ages of 5 and 10. Samuel Molina, 33, formerly of 2 Freeland St., got to know many of his victims and their […]




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DETECTIVE: Man sexually assaults teen he met at church

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Spotsylvania County detectives charged a man with sex crimes against a child. Investigators said 61-year-old Edward Vincent Zottoli met and befriended the 14-year-old who accused him of the crimes at church. Zottoli is charged with four counts of incident liberties with a child while in a custodial role and one […]




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Charges dismissed against alleged Flint church rapist after victim fails to show up to court

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments



FLINT, MI — Sexual assault charges against a man accused of attacking one woman and attempting to attack another at a downtown Flint church have been dismissed after the victim failed to show up to court, authorities say. Albert E. Haymer, 49, of Flint, was charged with one count of first-degree and one count of […]




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Priest to serve time for assaulting parishioner

| May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments



WORCESTER — The Rev. Charles M. Abdelahad, longtime pastor of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, was sentenced to serve 90 days of a two-year jail term today after being found guilty of physically assaulting a female parishioner during counseling sessions. The 56-year-old priest, now on a leave of absence, was accused of physically and sexually […]




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FBCSO: Musician sexually assaulted teen between services at Richmond church

| May 26, 2012 | 0 Comments



RICHMOND, Texas – A local musician is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl between services at a Richmond church. Rodney Marcus Grimsley, 42, is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child. According to investigators, the assault occurred Sunday at the Zion Watchtower Baptist Church on FM 359. Grimsley, a guitarist, was in a […]




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RIVERSIDE: Witness says boy assaulted at Bible study

| May 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



Corona pastor Lonny L. Remmers’ alleged assault on a 13-year-old boy took place during a Bible study session as a circle of men watched, newly released court records say. Statements by witness Steven Larkey to Corona police Detective Brad Voorhees added new details to previously reported allegations involving Remmers and two men, Nicholas J. Craig […]




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Flint 911 reviewing its handling of response to alleged rape at church

| April 22, 2012 | 0 Comments



FLINT, MI — The city's 911 director said he has concerns with how his department handled at least one of the emergency calls that came in concerning reports of a rape at a Flint church. Flint 911 Director Stephen Todd said his department is reviewing how dispatchers responded to incidents at First Presbyterian Church of […]




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Man, 44, charged with having sexual relations with girl, 15, in church building

| April 4, 2012 | 0 Comments



DECATUR — Christian D. Coady, a 44-year-old Sunday school teacher, was arraigned Tuesday on 13 felony counts for allegedly having sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl in the church building and having nude photos of her. Coady admitted to police that he had sexual relations with the victim on several occasions and that he “exchanged […]




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Flint man charged in connection with alleged sexual assault at downtown church

| April 4, 2012 | 0 Comments



FLINT, MI — A 48-year-old Flint man has been charged in connection with the alleged rape of a woman last week at a downtown Flint church. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton announced today that Albert Eugene Haymer is charged with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. […]




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Millville police: Chaperone sexually assaults 13-year-old in church during ‘Youth Night’

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



MILLVILLE — A 25-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old child while serving as a chaperone at a church “Youth Night,” and police said they are investigating the possibility that there could be more victims. Mark Jermaine Johnson, of Duchess Place in Gouldtown, was charged with sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, endangering the welfare of […]




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Flint police fail to respond to rape at downtown church, pastor says

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



FLINT, MI — The pastor of a Flint church says that Flint police failed to respond to a report of a rape at his church last week, leaving church staff to prevent the suspect from assaulting a second woman nearly an hour later. Flint authorities disagree with the description of their response. Genesee County Sheriff […]




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