Pastor Manuel Guillermo Taboada was arrested on Wednesday July 23, 2008, in Oahu, Hawaii, on charges he sexually molested a young member of his church. He is being investigated on similar charges in Oregon as well. The defendant and her family joined and lived at Taboada’s Kaneohe ministry called “Back to the Cross Evangelism” in Hawaii beginning in 1999. He has allegedly been abusing her since she was 12. She is now 21.
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