Pike County pastor arrested on teen sex abuse charges
March 4, 2019
PITTSFIELD, Ill. — The pastor of a Detroit, Ill., church has been arrested on sex abuse charges.
Charging documents show that Jeffrey S. Krupinski, 51, was charged with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault in Pike County Circuit Court. The charges allege that Krupinski touched a 14-year-old girl for sexual gratification. The incident reportedly took place July 4.
The Detroit Christian Church’s Facebook page said Krupinski’s first day at the church was July 1.
Court records show Krupinski was arrested Oct. 26.
If convicted of the Class 2 felonies, he faces three to seven years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
He posted $4,500 on Friday to be released from the Pike County Jail. He was ordered to not have contact with any person under age 18 nor the accuser in the case.