March 2, 2013
Thaddeus Stephen MacMoran, 27, was tried in Mecklenburg County Superior Court for statutory sex offense of a person 13, 14 or 15 years old, crime against nature, and four counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.
After a three-day trial, the jury returned verdicts of guilty on all counts Thursday.
The Honorable Forrest D. Bridges, Superior Court Judge, sentenced MacMoran to 222-276 months in prison, according to the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office.
Judge Bridges also ordered that, upon his release from prison, MacMoran must register as a sex offender and enroll in satellite-based monitoring for the rest of his life.
MacMoran met the victim at a church where MacMoran was serving as a youth pastor.
The original story that caught my eye was:
My inbox is full of stories. I did not even hear of the arrest of youth pastor Thaddeus Stephen MacMoran. He apparently molested a young teen. MacMoran was a student ministry volunteer with the Lake Forest Church teen ministry. But a spokesperson for…
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