Associate Pastor Indicted On Sex Abuse Charges

Posted at 1:37 PM, May 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-23 13:37:45-04

LEWISBURG, Ky. (News Democrat & Leader) – An associate pastor and bus driver for Focus Church in Lewisburg has been indicted on five counts of first-degree sex abuse.

According to the News Democrat and Leader, Willie White, 60, was indicted after he allegedly touched the buttocks of a 16-year-old girl. The jury also indicted White during the same time period for subjecting two more victims to sexual contact. One when he allegedly touched a 15-year-old’s vagina for sexual gratification and another when he allegedly touched the buttocks of a 12-year-old for sexual gratification.

White, who was given a $10,000 cash bond and was being lodged in the Logan County Detention Center, was bailed out by his wife Friday, May 18.

The pastor of the church told the paper he believed White to be innocent of all charges.

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