Wilkes County Pastor Charged With Over 100 Felony Sex Offense Counts

Wilkes County Pastor Charged With Over 100 Felony Sex Offense Counts

12:08pm Jan 23, 2020

A Wilkes County pastor has been charged with over 100 counts of sex offenses involving children. 

Wilkes County police allege 58-year-old Rodney Dean Luffman sexually abused three children between 2000 and 2015. The Wilkes Journal Patriot reports victims ranged in age from 4 to 16. 

Luffman was arrested last week and charged with over 100 counts of felony sexual offenses. He is being held at the Wilkes County Jail on $1 million bond. 

Luffman is the pastor of Open Arms Outreach Ministries, a non-denominational church in Elkin. 

The investigation is ongoing. 
 

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