Former Youth Director Charged With Sexual Assault…

 

Walhalla – January 2014 – James Smith, 39 years-of-age was sentenced on January 22, 2014 to three years of probation after he pleaded guilty to assault charges. James Smith was a  former church youth director of Ebenezer Baptist Church.  According to authorities, James Smith has been been charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor. James Smith was ordered by the court to undergo counseling and register as a sex offender.  James Smith pleaded guilty to second-degree assault and battery.