Former youth pastor pleads to sex charges

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A former youth pastor at a Parma Heights church pleaded guilty Monday to sex charges.

Joshua O'Bannion was the assistant pastor at Pentecostal Church of Parma on Huffman Road, Parma Heights.

He is charged with having sex with two under-age girls. O'Bannion got busted when the victim mentioned it on her Facebook page.

O'Bannion was arrested in Arizona where he had moved after the alleged rapes.

He was interning at a church in Tempe, AZ when he was busted for having sex with a 14-year-old girl. He recently pled guilty to sex charges there.

 

 

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