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Greenville Pastor Arrested For Taking Inappropriate Pictures

Posted July 19, 2005

— A Greenville pastor was arrested over the weekend and has been charged with illegally videotaping people at the beach.

Police arrested Leon Harris at Topsail Island for attaching a camera to a metal detector and taping people on the beach.

One woman became suspicious and confronted Harris and got the tape.

Police searched Harris's truck and found other tapes of people from his Pitt County congregation.

More charges could be filed at a later date.

Harris was released from jail on a $5,000 bond.


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