Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Pastor Angel Morales sentenced

Pastor Angel Morales raped a 14-year-old girl. He’s been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Judge Richard T. Tucker sentenced Mr. Morales today to 10 to 12 years in prison with 5 years of probation to begin upon his release. As conditions of probation, Mr. Morales, who was also once a police officer in Puerto Rico, was ordered to register as a sex offender, to undergo sex offender counseling, to have no contact with the victim or her family and to submit to GPS monitoring.

The victim was a parishioner. Morales raped the girl three times. He admitted to two rapes. What is it about 14-year-old girls and pastors?

Morales was the pastor at Casa de Restauracion in Leominster, Ma. It is a Pentecostal church.