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Youth Pastor Arrested In Shelbyville

Joseph Todd Neill

A Shelbyville youth pastor is facing statutory rape and sexual battery charges. Police said that Joseph Todd Neill had inappropriate contact with a 17-year-old girl last week, according to the Shelbyville Times-Gazette. The teenager apparently was a member of his youth group. Neill was arrested Thursday after the girl’s parents called police. Detective Sgt. Brian Crews of the Shelbyville Police Department said, “She was the only victim to my knowledge.