John Daugherty, Chacira Daugherty, Anna George, Paul Willemstein and Harold Sullivan all turned themselves into police Monday night for failing to report child abuse at Victory Christian Center.
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Three employees of Tulsa's Victory Christian Center have pleaded no contest to failing to report child abuse for waiting to report the rape of a 13-year-old girl. Two of the members will spend time in jail.
Paul Willemstein and Anna Alisa George were sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail and a one year suspended sentence after entering the plea in Tulsa County District Court. Harold Sullivan also pleaded no contest and was given a one year suspended sentence.
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Prosecutors say the three and two others knew of the rape by a former church employee who has since pleaded guilty to rape.
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John and Charica Daugherty -- the son and daughter-in-law of the church's senior pastor -- have pleaded not guilty to failing to report child abuse and face trial on May 10.
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