Former pastor James E. Crawn of Idaville was arrested in White County and accused of child molesting.
Crawn, 45, is charged in White County with child molesting, a Class A felony, sexual misconduct with a minor, a Class B felony, child molesting, a Class C felony, and child solicitation, a Class D felony, according to a press release from the White County Sheriff’s Office.
White County Sheriff Patrick Shafer confirmed that Crawn had recently ministered at Faith Baptist Church in Idaville.
White County Jail officers indicated Wednesday evening that Crawn was released after he posted a $50,000 bond.
Detectives from the White County Sheriff’s office and Monticello Police Department, along with the White County Department of Child Services, investigated the allegations against Crawn.