Black Collar Crime: Baptist Pastor Hubon Sandridge Arrested for Stalking

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Hubon Sandridge, pastor of Thomas Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee, stands accused of sending a woman inappropriate and unwanted messages through Facebook Messenger.

WMCA-5 reports:

A current pastor and former Memphis City Schools Commissioner was arrested for stalking.

Memphis Police Department said Hubon Sandridge sent inappropriate and unwanted messages to a Mid-South woman.

Sandridge is currently the pastor at Thomas Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Raleigh.

“It doesn’t add up,” Kathryn Thornton said. “I support him 100 percent.”

Thornton is a parishioner at Sandridge’s church. She doesn’t believe the woman accusing him of stalking.

Investigators do believe her.

They said Sandridge used Facebook Messenger to harass a woman by sending her sexually explicit messages about things he wanted to do to her.

Those messages started in January. On March 21, MPD officially told Sandridge to stop contacting the woman.

Two days later, the victim received another inappropriate message from Sandridge.

Officers arrested him Friday.

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1 Comment

  1. Grammar Gramma

    They just can’t believe one of their own would engage in such behavior, even when the proof is concrete. Blinded by belief. :-p

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