Former Johnson County, Mo., pastor charged with multiple sex crimes

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - The former pastor of a Leeton, Mo. church was charged Friday with multiple counts of child sex crimes against at least five victims in 1990s.

Johnson County, Mo., Prosecutors charged Richard Seaton Sr., 73, of Louisiana, with five counts of first and second degree  statutory sodomy, one count of statutory rape, two counts of sodomy and two counts of sexual misconduct.

Seaton was pastor at a United Methodist Church at the time of the alleged crimes.

Authorities have issued a warrant for Seaton's arrest. Upon his arrest, Seaton faces a $500,000 bond.
 

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