Ruckersville pastor accused of sexual battery
GREENE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Greene County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service say a pastor has been arrested.
According to a release, the sheriff’s office opened an investigation into a pastor of a Ruckersville church on Tuesday.
Investigators quickly identified 47-year-old Rodney Martin Locklear of Ruckersville as a suspect in the case.
He was arrested Thursday on charges of abduction with the intent to defile and aggravated sexual battery by force of a victim under the age of 15.
Locklear is being held without bond at the Central Virginia Regional Jail.
The Greene County Sheriff’s Office encourages all parents to talk to their children if they may have attended an event at Victory Church.
The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.