Trelawny Church of God Pastor Charged with Buggery

Bunker’s Hill, Trelawny (Mckoy’s News) – Pastor Charged with Buggery: the church in Jamaica face the burden of explaining what is going on with their pastors, as several Jamaican pastors have recently been arrested on sex with a minor charges. Bunker’s Hill New Testament Church of God Pastor, Reverend Presley Smith is now the latest to be arrested and charged on May 5, 2017 with acts of sexual offence against a 15-year-old boy.

Reports are that 27-year-old Rev. Presley Smith, who his congregation say have been the Lead Pastor of the church for two years now, allegedly had several sexual relations to with a  15-year-old male student between January of 2016 – January 2017. Smith, who hails from the parish of Kingston, currently rents a home in the rural Bunker’s Hill, Trelawny, near where New Testament Church he leads . The 15-year-old boy is a native of Bunker’s Hill but now lives with his parents in Montego Bay, St. James.

Pastor, Rev. Smith was arrested and charged with buggery, gross indecency, and grievous sexual assault charges on the 15-year-old boy. Investigations by the Center for Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) began when the boy’s parents found “certain materials” on his laptop computer in April and reported it to the CISOCA office in Montego Bay; Smith was contacted and interviewed there, then on May 3, Smith turned himself into the CISCOCA office in Kingston, where he was transferred to Trelawny, locked-up and charged with the sexual offence charges.

It is alleged that the Trelawny pastor charged with buggery committed that sexual acts on the 15-year-old boy at his rented house in Bunker’s Hill, Trelawny.

Pastor Presley Smith is scheduled to appear in court later this week to face his charges.

READ ALSO 

KINGSTON PASTOR CONVICTED OF RAPE OF 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL

“SERVING THE POOR?” MORAVIAN PASTOR MAY SERVE TIME FOR CAR SEX WITH MINOR

JAMAICAN PASTOR FACES ANOTHER SEXUAL MISCONDUCT CHARGE – INVOLVING VICTIMS’ SISTER

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH LEADER ARRESTED: HAVING SEX WITH CHILD

MORAVIAN EX. PRES. GARDNER AND HIS DEPUTY ARRESTED – CARNAL ABUSE

Please send us your Feedback, News Item, Photos and/or Videos to our WhatsApp Number 1-876-353-1389 or Email [email protected]

Recently Published

IMG_20190422_115326

Montpellier Agricultural Show Kicks off with Bang

Jamaica News: The 2019 staging of the Montpellier Agricultural Show kicked off with a bang at the Montpellier Showground, in Montpellier, St. James on Easter Monday. Several industries and farm groups representing the Agricultural Industry turned out to what could be considered a most productive day. JIS Hosts Back-To-School/Career Day Fair At Mount Olivet Boys’ […]

bsf54

Confession: My Children Looks Like Husband Best Friend

Confession: My Children Looks Like Husband Best Friend- I am the wife of a policeman for 17yrs whom I share 6 children with. I have been having an affair with his best friend for 7 years now and he has no clue. But something been playing on my mind, my three youngest children look just like […]

DDP-1-1-670x450

Housing Development Continues at Luana in St. Elizabeth

Jamaica News: The Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) has announced that work is ongoing for the construction of phase three of the Luana Gardens housing development in St. Elizabeth. “We are continuing the development of Luana Gardens. We just finished developing approximately 189 serviced lots and we’ll be doing the engineering designs for approximately 400 […]

Knowledge-2-670x450

Gov’t Advancing Drought Mitigation Plans

Jamaica News: The Government is advancing plans to combat the effects of drought, particularly in vulnerable communities. The interventions are intended to ensure an effective monitoring programme is in place and facilitate the development of long-term plans to address the issue. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation,Senator the Hon. […]

Foods3-670x450

Tourism Minister Calls for Buildout of More Eateries

Jamaica News: Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has called for the buildout of more eateries across the island to meet the growing tourist trade, as most visitors travel for food experiences. Delivering the keynote address at the launch of Top Events Jamaica, at Devon House in St. Andrew on April 17, Mr. Bartlett said […]

AWP_9213-670x450

Focus on Children With Special Needs in May

Jamaica News: Jamaica will observe Child Month 2019 in May, under the theme ‘Encourage, Enable, Include Me’.                          Speaking at the launch, held on April 17 at the GraceKennedy Harbour Street office, downtown Kingston, Chairman of the National Child Month Committee (NCMC), Dr. Pauline Mullings, said this year’s theme is applicable for all children; however, emphasis […]

Scroll to Top