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LASD-Newsroom(SHB)
Thursday July 5th, 2012 :: 09:51 p.m. PDT
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Inglewood Pastor Arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Minor (Photo)

A Pastor from "Christ's Community Church" in the City of Inglewood was arrested for engaging in substantial sexual acts with a minor female.

50-year old Suspect Gordon Solomon met the 14-year old victim through his involvement at the church. An ongoing affinity developed and continued for (approximately) the past two years. Solomon and the victim exchanged numerous emails and texts of a sexual nature and met at various locations.

When the victim’s mother discovered an explicit text from Solomon directed to the victim, she notified law enforcement.

The suspect was arrested for felony Lewd Acts Upon a Child, 288(a) P.C., and is being held on $3,000,000.00 bail.

Investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Special Victims Bureau have reason to believe that there may be additional victims. They are asking anyone with information to contact the Special Victims Bureau at 1-877-710-LASD (5273) or specialvictims@lasd.org . Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org


Sergeant Dan Scott
Special Victims Bureau
Detective Division
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
562-946-8282

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