Rodney Stewart, Local Minister, Nabbed in Sex Ring (Updated)

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Update: Stewart has been sentenced to one year in prison, according to 19 Action News.


This one goes the distance in the gruesome category. A 43-year-old Broadview Heights preacher has been hit with charges related to his pastime: scouring the internet for weird, illegal sex

As Fox 8 reports
, Rodney Stewart, a minister at the Broadview Heights Baptist Church, was recently arrested on three charges of importuning, possession of criminal tools, and disseminating materials harmful to a juvenile. Stewart was snagged by investigators from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies posed as a 36-year-old mother and her 15-year-old daughter and lured the holy man into impure territory. Stewart reportedly saved every conversation he had with the fake mother-daughter duo, and even went as far as to go all Brett Farve, emailing over a special picture of his very own "rodney":

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