SC Pastor Phillip Buckson Arrested For Sexual Abuse and Impregnating A Minor
February 7, 2019 at 5:56 PM CST - Updated February 8 at 9:15 AM
SPARTANBURG, SC (AP/Gray News) — A Baptist minister is accused of repeatedly raping and twice impregnating a child, whose pregnancies were then terminated.
News outlets report 32-year-old Phillip Jerard Buckson was arrested Wednesday at the Cleveland Chapel Baptist Church, where he has worked since 2014. The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office says he is charged with four counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor and has admitted to the allegations.