Another Pastor Scandal: Pastor Facing Rape and Sexual Battery Charges

Another Church Pastor Scandal: Pastor Facing Rape and Sexual Battery Charges

OLIVE BRANCH, MS – A minister of a church in Olive Branch, Mississippi was arrested Monday evening.

Patrick Woods is charged with sexual battery and statutory rape by an authority figure.

The 17 year old victim told investigators, she was sitting on a couch watching a movie in Woods’ Southeast Shelby County home, when he reached under a blanket and molested her.

She said Woods children were in the room watching the same movie when it happened in May of this year.

Woods is being held on $50,000 bond.

He is scheduled for a video arraignment Tuesday morning.

Woods is a minister at St. Luke Church of God in Christ located in Olive Branch, Mississippi.

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