Tulsa pastor arrested on six counts of lewd molestation; juvenile accuses man of sex abuse

OWASSO, Okla. - A Tulsa pastor has been arrested on complaints of lewd molestation at an Owasso residence.

According to Owasso police, a juvenile female reported that she was sexually abused in April by an adult male she met at a Tulsa church.

The suspect was identified as 32-year-old Damien Keith Bonner, who is a pastor at Galilee Baptist Church in Tulsa.

Owasso police tell 2NEWS the victim was 15 years old and friends with Bonner's children. 

Police say the incident occurred while the girl was spending the night with her friends at Bonner’s residence at the Villa Apartments in Owasso. 

Following an investigation by Owasso detectives and the Department of Human Services, an arrest warrant was issued.

Police told 2NEWS Bonner and the juvenile also texted nude photos to one another.

Bonner was taken into police custody Wednesday and booked on six complaints of lewd molestation.

He is being held on a $300,000 bond.

Galilee Baptist Church offered no comment at this time. 

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