One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Wetumpka youth minister to be sentenced for sex crimes in Elmore County.
MONTGOMERY, AL – Attorney General Luther Strange announced that a youth minister facing charges in Madison and Cullman counties for sex crimes against children is due to be sentenced on July 31 for similar crimes of which he has been convicted in Elmore County.
John A. Astorga was found guilty on April 11 by a jury in Elmore County Circuit Court for two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. During the trial, evidence that was presented by the Attorney General’s Office that included the testimony of three separate victims as well as the pastor of Bethel Assembly of God in Wetumpka where Astorga had been employed.