published Friday, December 17th, 2010

Kimball ex-preacher charged in child porn

KIMBALL, Tenn. — A former Marion County preacher has been indicted on a charge of possessing child pornography, authorities said Friday.

David Hoschar, 55, turned himself in at the Marion County Justice Center this week and was booked on a single count of sexual exploitation of a minor, records show.

Hoschar was pastor of the Kimball Baptist Church but resigned earlier this year, authorities said.

Hoschar posted a $7,500 bond and appeared in a Marion County courtroom on Friday for a preliminary hearing.

The charge comes after an eight-month investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, TBI spokeswoman Kristen Helm said in a news release Friday.

“[The TBI] executed a search warrant on the home of Mr. Hoschar in mid-April of this year,” Helm said. She said child porn was found on his computer.

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acerigger said...

As soon as he asks God to forgive him, in Jesus name, it'll be alright,right?

December 18, 2010 at 1:02 a.m.
EaTn said...

Those who choose to become ministers are placing a target on them and their families back to be repeatedly attacked by both people and satanic forces to dispel the works and existence of God. Many are not prepared with the necessary armor to defend against these attacks.

December 18, 2010 at 7:25 a.m.
nnb said...

First, don't forget "innocent until proven guilty". Second, Kimball Baptist Church had nothing to do with this incident and the Times shows no compassion in mentioning us.

December 18, 2010 at 10:50 a.m.
MrProgrammer said...

Wildman, I'm glad you're such an expert on this case. If you'll notice, the article says "a single count".

However, the article doesn't mention anything about an unsecured wireless network that anyone within 200 yards could connect to, and any decent hacker could easily hijack another computer on the home network to hide their identity while committing this horrible crime.

A later article on this case says a search warrant was issued in April. If they found something on the computer at that time, an arrest would've been made immediately, so why did it take eight months to make an indictment? Sounds like fishy evidence to me.

December 18, 2010 at 5:01 p.m.
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