Takoma Park Pastor Charged with Rape

Takoma Park Police arrested the pastor at Iglesia Pentecostal El Fin Viene Church and charged him with several sex offenses and seek information on other possible victims.

Erick Odir Vidal Fuentes, 37, of Hyattsville, was charged with second degree rape, fourth degree sex offense and second degree assault. According to Police Chief Antonio DeVaul, police began an investigation on June 21 concerning allegations that Fuentes sexually assaulted two female members of the church, located in the 7500 block of New Hampshire Avenue in Takoma Park.

Anyone who has information or believes they were a victim is asked to contact Det. Charles Earle at 240-298-5500. For Spanish speakers, call Victim/Witness Coordinator Claudia Tolson at 240-610-8284.

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Suzanne Pollak

About Suzanne Pollak

Suzanne is a freelance reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She has over 35 years professional experience writing for newspapers, magazines, non-profit newsletters and the web.


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