TEXAS YOUTH MINISTER ARRESTED FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A CHILD

A former youth minister in Amarillo was recently arrested on a sexual assault of a child charge following an incident in March, according to public records in Randall County.

Tate Jeffrey Pigg, 22, of Amarillo, formerly a youth pastor at Pinnacle Community Church, was arrested on April 8 following a March incident with an underage girl, according to police. He was booked in the Randall County Jail but was released on the same day.

Pigg is facing charges of sexual assault of a child and purchasing or furnishing alcohol to a minor from an incident that happened on March 13, according to records.

According to Texas State Law, sexual assault of a child involves sexual activity with a person under 17 but older than 14. The crime, if indicted and convicted, could be punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

Comments