OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) -- Police in western Kentucky have charged a youth minister and deputy constable with sex abuse.
Owensboro police arrested 22-year-old Jacob Allen Conder on Wednesday. The Messenger-Inquirer reports that Conder is accused of inappropriately touching a teenage girl who attended a sleep-over at Wing Avenue Baptist Church. A police report says the victim awoke to find Conder touching her.
The church's Web site says Conder is the church's youth director. The newspaper says that Conder was sworn in as a deputy constable last year.
The police report said Conder has made written and verbal statements consistent with the victim's description of what happened.
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