Tag Archives: Sexual abuse in Protestant Churches

Day Two of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | July 26, 2018

Pictured above is the view from my new home, the Yavapai County Superior Courthouse in Camp Verde, AZ.   Day two of the Thomas J. Chantry trial began with Judge Astrowsky meeting with Council for the State and Defense in his chamber. When they emerged the Judge informed us that juror #48 had car problems and had been… Read More »

Thomas Chantry Trial Update

By | June 26, 2018

Hi Folks, Todd is live blogging the trial. There’s an update to this post here: What I Learned at the Evidentiary Hearing for Thomas Chantry (Edit made 07/20/2018) “I’ve done something I can’t recover from.” -Pastor Thomas Chantry to Eric Owens, Elder at Miller Valley Baptist Church. Source – Prescott Police Investigation Report   Thomas Chantry was arrested in… Read More »

Judge Rejects Plea Bargain in Former Pastor Jake Malone’s Rape Case

By | April 7, 2017

Michaelle Bond, Staff Writer for phillynews.com, has reported that former pastor Jake Malone attempted to plead guilty on March 29, 2017 to sexually assaulting and impregnating a teen who lived with his family. However, Judge Jacqueline Cody rejected the plea deal, calling the circumstances “way too serious.” The plea deal would have resulted in a two year prison… Read More »