BELMONT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a pastor accused of sex crimes involving a 14-year-old has been arrested.
News outlets report 24-year-old Nicholas Adam Martin was taken into custody Sunday. Gaston County police said in a news release that he’s an associate pastor at North Belmont Church of God in Belmont.
Martin has been charged with four counts of indecent liberties with a minor, four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and one count of felonious indecent exposure to a minor.
The incidents reportedly took place between October 2018 and September 2019.