Pastor Randall “Danny” Russell, pastor of the Acts II Church in Neosho, MO, has been charged with an additional six counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. He already faced one count of statutory rape in the second degree, two counts of statutory sodomy in the first degree, six counts of statutory sodomy in the second degree, one count of felony child abuse and two counts of child molestation in the first degree. He has pled innocent to the charges and is awaiting trial.
The new charges are based on photos allegedly found on his laptop confiscated by police while executing a search warrant during their investigation earlier this year.
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