The pastor is charged with three counts of second-degree sodomy.
The Rev. Isrom Johnson is the pastor of the Prince of Peace Baptist Church in New Albany and is accused of raping a teenage boy. The Rev. Isrom Johnson is the pastor of the Prince of Peace Baptist Church in New Albany and is accused of raping a teenage boy.
Officers had dozens of warrants, but only found a handful of suspects. Police say it is still worth the time and energy they put into serving the warrants.
“It is worth it when you get to get some of the people that we’ve gotten tonight off the street,” Burbrink said. “It makes us feel better about our job and it makes the city a little bit safer tonight.”
Louisville Metro police say they’ve taken some dangerous criminals off the streets — including a local church pastor accused of sex crimes!
It’s all part of the Metro Police Department’s Special Victims Unit.
WDRB was the only television station there when officers went looking for the suspects on Wednesday — and by the end of the night, they had a New Albany church pastor in custody.
“He is a pastor at a church over in New Albany,” said Sgt. Donny Burbrink, of the LMPD’s Special Victims Unit. “He had been charged with a couple of counts of sodomy first.”