Baptist pastor Harry Vester Jones of New Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist church in Calera was indicted on a single count of first-degree rape. The alleged victim was an adult female.
Calera police arrested Jones on a warrant for first-degree rape following an investigation concerning a rape claim reported to police on April 9, according to information released by the agency.
The incident happened on April 2 and involved a 39-year-old woman who is not a Calera resident, according to police. The agency did not provide further details about the allegations.
Source: Shelby Count grand jury indicts Calera pastor on first-degree rape by Martin J. Reen
Jones is listed as the Senior Pastor at his church and uses a "Dr" title, as in Senior Pastor - Rev. Dr. Harry S. Jones. He received his Doctrine of Divinity in May of 2004 from Tennessee School of Religion, and unaccredited institution. Figures.