At a court hearing in Jefferson County on Monday, Judge Vicki Carmichael granted prosecutor Jeremy Mull’s motion that rape be added to the charges against 34-year-old Joseph Oberhansley, the Courier-Journal reported.
Herman is also a Christian shoe promoter. He launched a Kickstarter campaign in 2014 on behalf of a skateboarding shoe company “with one goal in mind: to promote the words and teachings of Jesus Christ through quality footwear."
The girl told her mother and father that the 70-year-old Singkoh used his tongue while kissing her, and the family called a church meeting to confront the pastor. Singkoh repeatedly claimed it was an accident and denied inappropriately kissing the girl and others.
Conspiracy theories that originated in the anti-government extremist right continue to cross over into the political mainstream as elected officials — including a Republican presidential candidate — question the Jade Helm 15 military exercise planned for this summer.