Skip to comments.Former Iowa Youth Pastor Arrested on Allegations He Sexually Assaulted Teen, Gave Alcohol to Minors
Posted on 12/13/2022 7:36:29 AM PST by Morgana
A 26-year-old former Iowa youth pastor was arrested Monday on allegations he sexually assaulted at least one student and gave alcohol to high schoolers, court documents show.
Caleb Daniel Toney was booked into the Polk County Jail on several misdemeanor charges, including assault with intent to commit sexual abuse and giving alcohol to an underage person, his inmate record shows.
Court and jail records show he bonded out of jail Tuesday evening.
The charges stem from several incidents across Story and Polk counties, the criminal complaints indicate.
First, Ames police accuse Toney in a criminal complaint of getting a 15-year-old drunk at Toney’s home in Ames in fall 2017. Toney is also accused of touching the teen in an “unwanted, insulting, and offensive” way during that incident, according to the criminal complaint filed in Story County.
Authorities also allege Toney let teenagers drink at his home multiple times that fall.
In addition, an alleged victim reportedly told Ankeny police that Toney sexually assaulted him at Toney’s Ankeny apartment during the 2018-2019 school year. The boy was a junior in high school at the time, a criminal complaint filed in Polk County states.
Then during the 2019-2020 school year, a high school senior was visiting Toney’s Elkhart home when Toney gave him and another teenager alcohol, Ankeny police allege in criminal complaints. The other teen reportedly got blackout drunk. The boys stayed the night, and while the boys were in bed, police allege Toney got in bed with them and sexually assaulted the senior.
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It would have been better for him to tie a millstone to his neck and cast himself into the sea.
We just do not have enough millstones to clean this up!
Hopefully, in jail he can learn the error of his ways and repent of his sin.
“Police couldn’t immediately say where Toney was a youth pastor during the timeframe of the alleged abuses.”
With such a wide range of sizes, types, and doctrines of churches, it is hard to tell what we’re talking about here. In some places, youth pastor is part of a pastoral staff. In others, it’s a youth leader, or a helper with youth.
Not that anybody should be abusing children, but the media tends to call anyone assisting with kids a “youth pastor”. And they probably do it to increase the number of clicks.
In reviewing this it appears the youth did not succumb to the grooming and rejected it. Why, maybe because of some of the small steps we are doing for revealing the truth.
Do not give up repeating the truth.
Midwestern values /s
Des Moines values
Same thing happened at a church I attended in the 90’s.
Just another groomer doing what groomers do. Probably inspired by Brandon's and his family's degenerate antics.
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