Youth Pastor charged with statutory sodomy & child pornography

March 2015 – Columbia, Mo:  Dale Johnson, Youth Pastor at Parkade Baptist Church, was arrested by by the Boone. Co. Sheriff’s Department and charged with two counts of first degree statutory sodomy and one count of possession of child pornography.  According to the Sheriff Department, assaults took place at both Johnson’s home and at the church.  Bail was set at $100,000 cash only.

Woodlands pastor charged with sexual assault

March 2015 – Huston TX – La Nuevo Jerusalem Church, Pastor Delso Eli Erazo, ag -69, was arrested  with molesting a young girl beginning when she was 6 and continuing for nine years.  According to investigators, Erazo was not a U.S. citizen. Bond was set at $200.000.

Pastor arrested, and charged for failure to report child abuse….

December 6, 2014, Odessa – Two pastors have been arrested and charged with failure to report child abuse, a class A misdemeanor, following the arrest of a former youth minister, Angel De Los Santos, 26, charged with six counts of sexual assault of a child on Sept. 8.   Odessa Police Department, said in a release that Donald Haislett, 51, and his wife Gina, 50, were arrested Tuesday afternoon after the couple reportedly conducted their own investigation into the incident and did not report information to authorities within the required 48 hours.

Church leader sentence for the sexually assaulting of disabled minor…

SANTA ANA  — A Huntington Beach man was sentenced Friday to 36 years to life in state prison for sexually assaulting a disabled boy he was related to and producing child pornography.
Jeffrey Adam Tracy, 38, was found guilty on Oct. 16 of two felony counts of oral copulation of a child 10 years old or younger, four felony counts of lewd acts upon a child under 14 and a felony count of using a minor for sex acts.

Man admits to sexually assaulting girls at church….

January 29, 2014 – BUFFALO COUNTY, Wis. — A man was arrested and faces several sexual assault charges after police officials say he admitted to having sexual relations with multiple underage girls.

Herman Nissley, 51-year-old, of Mondovi is charged with four counts of sexual assault of a child under the age of 13.

Herman stood up during a church service, and admitted he had sexual interactions with several underage girls. Herman told investigators the assaults happened around eight years ago. The criminal complaint says he inappropriately touched one girl, and exposed himself to several others.  If convicted Herman Nissley, could face up to 200 years in prison.

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.

Civil Lawsuit filed against St. Pius X Catholic Church & Boy Scout Personnel…

July 23, 2013:  The lawsuits were filed against Richard Hokanson, the troop leader; St. Pius X Catholic Church, which sponsored the troop; the Boy Scouts of America; and Gamehaven Council, a branch of the Scouts in southeastern Minnesota.   The civil lawsuits were filed on  behalf of two former Rochester residents who allege they were abused by a Boy Scout leader in the 1970s.  Hokanson admitted  to law enforcement officials in 1982 that he’d had sexual contact with 21 children who were participating in Scouting.  Hokanson was sentenced to a 42-month stayed prison term in exchange for treatment in the intensive sexual abuse program at St. Peter.  Upon completion of his treatment, Hokanson was imprisoned for 40 months on a 1994 child sex-abuse conviction.

Youth minister faces sex charges…

May 1, 2013 – Cincinnati, Ohio – Youth Minister of First Baptist Church of Mount Orab faces sex charges involving a sexual relationship with a 15 year-old girl.  The victim  claims she had at least three sexual encounters with him.  Pastor Tim Cline of the First Baptist Church of Mount Orab told authorities that the Youth Minister had been employed at the church for about 1 1/2 years.  Pastor Cline said the church community is shocked and hurt over the entire incident.  Please join Church Security 360, Degrees and Watchman Security Consulting in praying for the victim, her family, and the leadership and members of First Baptist Church of Mount Orab.  Anytime an individual has breached the trust and confidence of the those in-trusted in their care, the pain is deep and only God can heal these wounds.

Church worker facing 27 sex charges….

April 30th, 2013 – GREENVILLE, SC – Former maintenance worker at Wrenn Memorial Baptist Church in Greenville, SC 58-year-old Timothy Lee Anders was arrested and charged with 27 total charges; nine counts of lewd act on a minor, four criminal sexual conduct with a minor and 14 counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor. According to authorities, these incidents occurred at various places to include Anders’ residents, his personal vehicle, and inside Wrenn Memorial Baptist Church. Anders is currently in the Greenville County Detention Center with no bond!

Former church deacon gets prison for child sex assaults…..

April 19, 2013 – Calgary, Canada – A former baptist church deacon in Calgary has been sentenced to 38 months in jail for molesting boys at his church for several years.  According to authorities, his four victims were between the ages of 10 and 17 and the attacks happened between 1978 and 1993.  Russell Rodman, 59, was a volunteer at the church when the assaults happened.


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