Thursday, July 28, 2011

Canadian Pastor arrested for numerous sex crimes

A pastor wanted for alleged sex crimes was arrested at 4:55 p.m. Thursday at the Blue Water Bridge by the Canada Border Services Agency.

He was turned over to Ontario Provincial Police, who say alleged offences against three victims took place at Johnsfield Baptist Church in Oshweken, Ont.

Ronald Burning, 57, faces eight charges, including sexual assault, rape, forcible confinement and intercourse with someone under the age of 14.

OPP Sgt. Aaron McPhail said some of the alleged offenses back to 1970. Anyone with information or who feels they have been a victim of sexual abuse is encouraged to contact police, he said.

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