The Coral Springs Police Department has arrested an Assistant Music and Youth Minister from Church by the Glades located at 400 Lakeview Drive in Coral Springs.
Russell Dion Lewis, 28, of Coral Springs was arrested early this morning at his residence. Lewis has been involved in a 5-month consensual relationship with a 14-year-old female. During the course of 5 months Lewis touched the genital area of the victim several times with his fingers. On one occasion Lewis attempted to have sexual intercourse with the victim causing his penis to touch her genital area.
Lewis is charged with one count of Custodial Sexual Battery and ten counts of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation. Lewis was transported to Broward County Jail.
The Coral Springs Police Department believes this is a single isolated incident however if there are additional victims they are asked to call Detective Ken Clark of the Coral Springs Police Department at 954-346-1300.
PIO Sergeant Joe McHugh:954-346-1274