Disturbing details are coming to light in the case of a Granite City man charged with child pornography production. The suspect and his victim attended the same church in Collinsville. 29 year old Joseph Emil Klug is the former leader of a youth group involving young boys at the First Assembly of God church. A church spokeswoman says that Klug is no longer attending the church. The church's web site says one of the children's ministries is Royal Rangers. Boys from kindergarten through 12th grade can join. One of the activities involves camping. The federal indictment says that Klug hid a video camera inside a tent and taped a boy touching himself. The feds have charged Klug in a two count indictment charging him with production and possession of child pornography. If convicted he could be sentenced to up to 40 years in prison.

In the report that was broadcast on KTVI we learn that leaders of the Royal Rangers "must be Christians who are above reproach":


On Tuesday, Virginia Beach Circuit Court Judge Patricia West sentenced former Bayside High School baseball coach Dennis Ray Collins, to 20 years in prison, with ten years suspended. Collins, 53, pled guilty to one count of sexual penetration with an object, and one count of indecent liberties while in a custodial role. Virginia Beach Commonwealth Attorney Harvey Bryant said that the abuse took place in Collins’ home. The molestations occurred between 1986 and 1988. During the period in question, Collins was also a youth minister at Thalia Lynn Baptist Church in Virginia Beach.

Klug and Collins are all making their first appearance in "Youth Pastor Watch."

This post has been updated since its original publication.