November 16, 2005

Pastor Arrested On Sexual Abuse Charges


Wednesday November 16, 2005 5:15pm

Linthicum, Md. (AP) - Baltimore County police have charged the pastor of the Redemption Christian Fellowship in Woodlawn with sexually abusing children he was counseling.

Police say 39-year-old Gerald Fitroy Griffith, of the 1300-block of Peach Tree Court in Bowie, is charged with several counts of child abuse.

Police say they were contacted by five victims about alleged sexual abuse. Police say an investigation found that Griffith was sexually abusing the victims during counseling sessions in the church office.

Posted by kshaw at November 16, 2005 05:16 PM