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Former youth pastor charged with assault

Nov 27, 2017

A former youth pastor in Fairfield has been charged with third degree sexual assault.

Christopher Paul, 61, was arrested Nov. 17 and charged in relation to an incident the police allege occurred in November 2016 with a man who was then 20 years old at the time. Paul was formerly a youth pastor at First Baptist Church in Fairfield.

If convicted, Paul faces up to 10 years in prison.

Paul posted his $10,000 bond on Nov. 20, according to Iowa Courts online. Robert Breckenridge of Breckenridge & Duker PC in Ottumwa was appointed his attorney.

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