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Pastor Andrea Lewis was indicted on federal charges that he allegedly took underage girls across state lines to engage in illegal sexual contact. He allegedly did this during choir trip. The guy sounds like a peach. A Shreveport, Louisiana pastor was…
Shreveport pastor found guilty in sex crimes trial
A Shreveport pastor has been found guilty on all counts in his federal trial on child sex charges.
Andrea Lewis of Act on Faith Church was charged with 3 counts of transportation of minors with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. He is accused of having sexual contact with girls in his church choir during trips out of state.
“There was a lot going on at this church that should have sent up flags,” Earl Campbell, the federal prosecutor told the jury during closing arguments at the end of the 5 day trial.
The jury deliberated about 3 hours before returning the unanimous decision just after 2 p.m. Friday.
The state also has a case against Lewis, and prosecutors are watching the case to determine how they proceed.
Lewis faces up to 10 years in prison, 5 years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine for each count. He will also be required to register as a sex offender.
Sentencing is set for June 20.
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