Trial underway for Cleveland pastor accused of raping young girls

Trial underway for Cleveland pastor accused of raping young girls

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A Cleveland pastor accused of sexually abusing young girls is on trial.

Ubaldo Ocasio was the pastor of a storefront church on Clark Avenue when he allegedly committed his crimes.

Prosecutors says Ocasio sexually abused and raped girls 10, 12, 14, and 15 years old.

Ocasio was offered a deal, which he rejected, in order to keep the victims from testifying.

The trial is expected to take a week.

If convicted of all charges, he could get up to 205 years to life in prison.

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