Wheatland Pastor Charged with Lewd and Lascivious Acts, Unlawful Intercourse with a Minor

May 8, 2013 3:20 PM

Yesterday, The Yuba County Sheriff’s Department received an information report from Wichita Police Department in Kansas. The report came from the family member of the suspect, 51-year-old Brian Gray, indicating the suspect and victim were involved in some type of inappropriate relationship.

A subsequent investigation revealed that the suspect and victim, a 16-year-old girl, have been engaged in a sexual relationship for approximately one year. According to Yuba City Police, The first incident of sexual contact occurred late last spring at the Anchor Baptist Church in Wheatland, where the suspect is a pastor. Several additional sexual encounters occurred in multiple local jurisdictions, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Gray confessed to the allegations, and he was arrested for the above violations. He was booked in the Yuba County Jail and is currently being held on $100,000 bail.


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