http://www.wsbtv.com/news/25962494/detail.html


Youth Minister Sentenced For Molesting Teen

"A former Oglethorpe County youth minister has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to molesting a teenage girl. Chief Superior Court Judge John Bailey sentenced 44-year-old Norman Anthony Pugh on Monday to 13 years in prison with another seven years on probation for inappropriately touching a girl who was 13 years old at the time...."

and

"....Pugh, who previously served as a youth minister for Arnoldsville Baptist Church, was acquitted in November 2006 of charges he molested a teenage girl who was a member of the church. Pugh was not working for the church when he was arrested last year and charged with molesting a different girl...."

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and

http://www.stopbaptistpredators.org/...man_pugh2.html

Former minister charged in molestation case

".....Dozens of family and church members rallied around Pugh after the first arrest. Palmer's wife [the pastor's wife] posted bond for Pugh, and church members lined up in the courtroom to hug Pugh after he was acquitted.

Pugh was no longer working for the church when he was arrested last week..."

and

"....GBI agents would not release details on the case or information about the victim, other than that she is younger than 14 years old...."

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Kind of shoots a big hole in all the support, huh?