April 25, 2006

Minister to stand trial in sex case

Rocky Mountain News

By Rocky Mountain News
April 25, 2006
A Denver minister charged with having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl who was in the church choir waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday and was bound over for trial.

The Rev. Michael Peters, 36, was charged in February with sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust and as a pattern of abuse.

He will be arraigned July 6 in Denver District Court.

The victim told police that the relationship began in 2003 after Peters, a pastor at the 2nd Baptist Church in Boulder, began counseling her in connection with an earlier sexual assault.

Posted by kshaw at April 25, 2006 12:45 PM