May 08, 2006

Police Say Minister Admits To Statutory Rape Charges

The Chattanoogan

posted May 4, 2006

The pastor of Middle Valley Methodist Church has been charged with three counts of statutory rape and three counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.

Authorities said Rev. Gregory Stanley Dempsey was interviewed at the County Jail and admitted to the allegations.

Bond was set at $75,000 by General Sessions Court Judge Bob Moon for Dempsey, 42. He made the bond.

Posted by kshaw at May 8, 2006 08:22 AM