Pastor arrested

Published 11:59 pm Thursday, October 22, 2009

The pastor of an Andalusia church has been arrested, following allegations of sex abuse.

According to the Covington County jailer’s daily report, Ralph Lee Aaron, the pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree sodomy.

Aaron, a 54-year-old resident of Andalusia, is currently being held in the Covington County Jail without bond.

The church, which is listed as a non-denominational church, is located on Shreve Road, just off U.S. Hwy. 84.

Preliminary reports indicate the investigation, which is being conducted by the Covington County Sheriff’s Office, is ongoing, and more information will be released as it becomes available.