Marshall pastor arrested for soliciting undercover cop posing as teenage girl
POSTED: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 4:15pm
UPDATED: Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 10:33am
MARSHALL — A Marshall pastor is behind bars for allegedly having an explicit internet chat with someone he believed to be a 14 year old girl.
Police arrested 42 year old Raymond Earl Cooper on Wednesday morning in Harrison County.
He's currently the pastor of First Church of the Nazarene in Marshall.
Police say he tried to sexually solicit an undercover deputy, posing as a teenage girl.
He's charged with online solicitation of a minor, and could face up to 10 years in prison.