SPARTANBURG, S.C. —The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an Upstate pastor for sexually abusing a teenage girl.
A school official notified a Special Victims Unit investigator that a teen told her she’d been sexually abused by Ronald Norris, 27, of Roebuck, according to Spartanburg County investigators.
After collecting statements from the girl and her family, the investigator approached Norris and he immediately invoked his right to an attorney. He is charged with criminal sexual conduct, third degree.
The arrest warrant said the abuse happened between August 22, 2012 and January 1, 2014.
Investigators said Norris is the pastor of “The Church” on East Main Street in Spartanburg. He is being held at the Spartanburg County Detention Center.