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Firefighter Handcuffed and Threatened With Taser After Waving at Police

554640_t607An Evansville, IN firefighter and youth pastor was handcuffed and threatened with a taser after what he says was a friendly wave at police officers. The police apparently thought he was “throwing signs” at them. Apparently “throwing signs” is a taser-worthy offense? A quick-thinking passerby snapped a picture of the incident.

Via the Courier Press:

Evansville firefighter George Madison Jr. has filed a formal complaint about an Evansville Police Department officer who he said stopped him during a bicycle ride Tuesday afternoon, threatened him with a stun gun and handcuffed him.

Madison 38, who also is youth pastor at Memorial Baptist Church, said the incident occurred about 3:30 p.m. on South Weinbach Avenue after he waved at officers in a patrol car as he was riding his bike.

Madison declined to identify the police officers, saying that he wanted to respect the police department’s internal investigative procedures.

However, a report generated by Evansville/Vanderburgh Central Dispatch about the traffic stop, known informally as a “run card,” identifies the officers as Officer Clifton and Officer Clegg.

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Pastor Helps Teens ‘Gain Purity’ Through Sexual Exploitation

GayCrossIs this really helping them gain ‘purity’ or is it just an outlet for the pastor to act on his homosexual impulses without having regret? The thirty-one year old pastor admitted to engaging in sexual contact as a means of ‘praying’ for the teens. The Raw Story reports:

A former youth pastor arrested in Iowa on 60 counts of suspicion of sexual exploitation allegedly told teenage boys he was trying to help them gain “sexual purity in the eyes of God.”

Thirty-one-year-old Brent Girouex, a former youth pastor at Victory Fellowship Church in Council Bluffs, turned himself in to the police in February after four young men came forward with allegations against him, The Daily Nonpareil reported.

Girouex has been released on a $30,000 bond and is due back in court on April 21. If found guilty, he faces up to five years on each charge.

Court documents show Girouex told investigators he had sexual contact with a teenage boy 25 to 50 times over a four-year period, starting when the boy was 14-years-old.

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