Shelby County Preacher Charged With Rape

Investigators with the Calera Police Department have charged Rev. Harry Jones with rape.

Investigators say last Tuesday, the police department received a report concerning a rape claim from an unidentified 39-year-old woman.

After conducting an investigation,{} the 49-year-old{} was taken into custody. He has bonded out of jail.

Jones is the pastor of New Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Calera.

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