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Holy Man?: Former Ohio Youth Minister Busted In Arizona For Sleeping With Kids

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PARMA, OH (WOIO) - Parma Police and Chandler Arizona Police are working together investigating a pastor accused of having sex with young girls.

The victims are here in Ohio and in Arizona.

25-year-old Joshua O'Bannion was recently arrested in Chandler, Arizona.

He was a Youth Minister at Christ Life Church in Tempe, Arizona.

Police tell 19 Action News that O'Bannion had sex with a 14-year-old girl from his church on three separate occasions.

O'Bannion got busted when the victim mentioned it on her Facebook page.

Police say O'Bannion allegedly made the teen sneak out of her house to have sex with him in his car.

Before moving to Arizona, O'Bannion was an Assistant Pastor at a church in Parma, Ohio and now Parma Police say at least two young girls have come forward claiming to have had sex with O'Bannion.

Check back for new developments.

 

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