West Virginia Index

 An excerpt of the news story can be read for each offender even though the link may be archived. Simply click on the name of the city and news excerpts for each story will be shown.

CharlestonErnest Lee RowseyMinister, Wharton Missionary Baptist ChurchOriginally, he was charged with molesting 2 nieces between 1976-1982, but they agreed to drop all but one charge against their uncle. The kids were molested for 6 years starting from ages 5 & 7Charleston Gazette, 11/1/1992archived
Gary Hackler KendallPastor, North Hills Baptist ChurchSexually abusing a teen he was counseling who was sexually abused by her father. Both were sentenced to 5-15 yr prison termsCharleston Gazette, 6/1/1994Former Youth Counselor Sentenced to Five Years

Gary Hackler Kendall WV Sex Offender

ElkviewJohnnie WinnellPastored United Gospel Mission in Elkview, W.VaSexual abuse of a 14 yr old girlChristian Post, 1/7/2014WV Pastor pleaded guilty to sexually abusing 14 yr old female family member
Gallipolis FerryJames Paul HadingerPreacher at Faith Gospel Church in Gallipolis Ferry, and led several youth groups at the churchCharged with two counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or person in a position of trust to a childWOWKtv.com, Posted: Feb 22, 2013 7:44 PM CST Updated: Mar 08, 2013 7:44 PM CSTSubstitute-teacher-and-pastor-charged-with-sexual-abuse-in-Mason

James Paul Hadinger

Kanawha CitySandy Martin CookPastor, Church in Kanawha CountySexual abuse of minorswsaz.com, 9/4/2007Local Pastor arrested on Sex Charges

State Court upholds ruling against Pastor

Timothy C EdmondsFormer youth pastor at Chesapeake Apostolic ChurchSexual abuse of a 16 yr old girlCharleston Daily Mail, 11/11/2010Timothy Edmonds indicted

State of W.V. v Timothy C Edmonds

State upholds ruling against pastors

LenoreGary AdkinsParsley Bottom Freewill Baptist ChurchSexually abusing and assaulting his 7 yr old niecechristianpost.com, 11/30/2013Former church leader arrested on sexual abuse charges

W.Va. Pastor accused of sexually abusing Niece

North CharlestonGerald MollohanN. Charleston Baptist Church2 counts of rape of a minorCharleston Gazette, 11/7/1995Case No. 27469 tate of West Virginia
PinevilleWarren Reed also known as Keith ReedCook Memorial Baptist in PinevilleSoliciting prostitutesWVNStv.com, Posted: Jun 19, 2012 4:49 PM CDT Updated: Jun 26, 2012 4:49 PM CDTPastor caught in prostitution sting
Roane CountyDr. Kenneth SeenPastor at Christian Society of Roane County in SpencerCharged with child abuse creating risk of injury, battery and assault on unrelated chargeswsaz, 11/1/2012Doctor-Pastor-Charged-with-Battery-and-Child-Abuse

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