Thursday, September 9, 2010

Pastor Busted In Internet Child Sex Sting

Ohio: Evangelist Rodney Stewart, 43, of Broadview Heights, used the Internet to seek sex with a 15-year-old girl and send her a video of his genitalia, prosecutors said.

Stewart is being held at the Cuyahoga County Jail on a $25,000 bond. He will be arraigned Thursday on charges of disseminating material harmful to juveniles, possessing criminal tools and three counts of importuning.

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An investigator  posed as a 15-year-old girl and conversed with Stewart in June, July and August. He's accused of sending sexually explicit messages in a chat room, by e-mail and Yahoo Messenger. Stewart repeatedly expressed his desire to meet the "15-year-old girl" and he used a webcam to transmit an image of his genitalia.