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April 15, 2020

Roseville Church strikes controversy during COVID-19 amid sex abuse allegations

   Pastor Doug Bird  has already faced major controversy because he refused to close  his Roseville Church services during the COVID-19 pandemic but now he faces additional  controversy.  Abundant Life Fellowship had already been dealing with a lawsuit which alleges that the Church Youth Director alleging a  had repeatedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old boy who was a church member. The lawsuit, which is pending in San Bernardino Superior Court, names the church and former youth director Cornell Howard. Howard  is accused of repeatedly assaulting the teenage victim, who the suit says was born in 1995 and joined the church as […]
April 8, 2020

Youth Mentor and Leader convicted of soliciting sex from a minor asks for early release from prison due to COVID-19

    In what’s become a trend in these current times due to CORONA, another sex abuse offender is asking for release due to COVID-19. One of the former Louisville Metro Police officers convicted of federal and state crimes in the department’s youth Explorer sex scandal, Brandon Wood, has asked this week for a “compassionate release” from prison because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Wood, was sentenced in May in U.S. District Court to a short 70 months in prison for attempted enticement of a teen in the youth mentoring program, according to a motion filed by his attorney, asked a […]
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