Campbell County pastor charged with statutory rape

Jimmy Ernest Orick (Campbell County Sheriff's Office)

LAFOLLETTE, Tenn (WATE) – A LaFollette pastor was charged with statutory rape, statutory rape by an authority figure and sexual battery.

Jimmy Ernest Orick, 68, was arrested Friday evening at a home in Jacksboro. Orick is the pastor at Mountain View Independent Baptist Church.

Campbell County Sheriff’s Office said they are still investigating the incident. No other information is available at this time.

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