A Virginia youth minister has been indicted on sex abuse charges involving a minor, stemming from an incident which is alleged to have occurred in Kentucky.
According to a press release, on July 10, Kentucky State Police Post 10 received information from the Lee County, Va. Department of Social Services. Workers from DCBS were requesting an investigation into a possible sexual abuse allegation involving a youth minister from Freedom of Worship Church in Norton, Va.
Allegations were made involving youth minister Bradley Carter having sexual contact with a juvenile while he was at a bible camp in Barbourville on or about July 14 of 2012.
Through investigation KSP Det. Josh Howard, along with assistance of Lee County DCBS, was able to obtain information that led to the indictment of Carter, 30, of Pound, Va.
Carter was indicted in Knox County on Aug. 22 and charged with first-degree sexual abuse.
On Tuesday, with the assistance of Coeburn Police Department, Carter was arrested in Coeburn, Va. on the indictment. The case is still under investigation by Howard.