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Black Collar Crime: Pastor Ronald Ewing Charged With Statutory Rape

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The St. Louis Dispatch-Post reports:

A St. Louis church pastor was charged Monday with having sex with a teen younger than 17 at three city motels last year.

Ronald P. Ewing, 59, of the 2500 block of High Ridge Avenue in Jennings, was charged with three counts of statutory rape.

Ewing is a pastor and met the 16-year-old through church, charges say. Ewing and the teen had sex last November and December at the Deluxe Motel, 4531 Natural Bridge Avenue; the Vegas Inn at 3607 Hamilton Avenue; and the Days Inn at 2810 North 9th Street.

Charges do not identify the church where Ewing is a pastor and a police spokeswoman would not confirm the name of the church.

The news report does not list Ewing’s church. I found one St. Louis minister named Ronald Ewing, pastor of Zion Temple Baptist Church in St. Louis. I will update this story once it is reported what church Ewing pastors.

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