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Former Dunn Loring Pastor Charged With Sexual Abuse

A former pastor accused of molesting two minors at a church in Dunn Loring turned himself into Fairfax County Police on Tuesday, March 16.

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Tommy Shelton, 64, of Marion, Kentucky, was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual battery, two counts of indecent liberties with a minor, and sodomy.

According to police, from 1995 to 2000, Shelton was the pastor for the Community Church of God at 2500 Gallows Road, Dunn Loring. In March 2008, a 27-year-old man contacted police to report that he had been molested by Shelton when he was 12 to 14 years old. Then, in November of 2008, a 22-year-old man contacted police to report that he had been molested by Shelton when he was 8 to 9 years old.

Following an extensive investigation, detectives secured warrants for Shelton in February 2010.

 

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