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Pastor arrested and charged with sex crimes

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A valley pastor is under arrest, accused of sexually molesting members of his congregation. Police say two of his victims were children.

Detectives arrested 47-year-old Jorge Vasquez and charged him with molestation of a child, sexual conduct with a minor, sexual abuse, and sexual assault.

Authorities received information about the pastor of a church located near 21st Ave & Sherman in Phoenix.

They allege he had inappropriate sexual contact with women who were part of the church between 2007 and May of 2014. 

While investigating the claim detectives identified two juvenile female victims and two adult victims. 

The assaults occurred during counseling sessions or other times he was alone with the victims. 

Investigators arrested Vasquez on Thursday at his home. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this case to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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