Sunday, May 15, 2011

Pastor Felipe Arroyo convicted

FelipeArroyoPastor Felipe Arroyo faced charges in two cases. In the first case, the molestation victim is a 13-year-old girl. The next victim is a 20-year-old woman molested as a teen. Arroyo took a plea agreement during jury selection. The judge sentenced him to three years in prison.

Arroyo pleaded no contest to a total of six counts of lewd or lascivious molestation, prosecutor Adriana Alcalde said. Each count carried a maximum prison term of 15 years.

Circuit Judge Michael Usan also ordered that Arroyo's prison term by followed by 10 years of sexual-offender probation, Alcalde said.

Source: Former Davie pastor sentenced to three years prison for molesting two girls

Arroyo was the pastor at Iglesia Cristo Ministerio Getsemani in Davie. Florida.

For those of you unfamiliar with Inglesia ni Cristo, Wikipedia has a good overview.

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