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Johnston Authorities Arrest Associate Pastor For Sexual Assault

Posted May 22, 2003 11:02 a.m. EDT

— Johnston County sheriff's deputies have arrested an associate pastor for sexual assault.

Ronnie Williams, 57, is charged with statutory rape and taking indecent liberties with a 14-year-old girl.

Investigators say the crimes took place between January 1999 and June 2000.

Williams was released on bond Thursday morning.