A church youth pastor is charged with taking indecent liberties with a child. York County investigators arrested 40-year-old Jack Ryan Duffer on August 13. Duffer is a youth pastor at a church in the Seaford area of York County. The Sheriff's Office says the alleged incident occurred between July 24, 2009 and August 8, 2009 and involved a consensual sexual encounter with a female juvenile at a York County home.


A former Pasco County youth pastor pleaded guilty today to two counts of unlawful sexual activity with a 16-year-old girl and was sentenced to more than four years in prison, followed by six years of sex offender probation. Scott Dewayne Wright was arrested earlier this year and accused of touching the girl under her clothing and penetrating her with his fingers. He was in his 30s at the time of the offense, and had met the girl in 2007 when he was a youth pastor at Calvary Chapel Worship Center in New Port Richey.


A Livingston County jury convicted a Fenton youth pastor of inappropriately touching the son of a family friend. Randy Strong faces sentencing Sept. 17 after the 12-panel jury convicted him of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for inappropriately touching a then-10-year-old boy in 2002.... Court records stated that Strong was a part-time youth pastor in Durand when the incidents occurred. He is now listed as the director of the Region 3 Young Adult Campus Ministry for St. John the Evangelist parish in Fenton.