Summerville pastor arrested in kidnapping case

  • Posted: Friday, July 29, 2011 12:01 a.m., Updated: Friday, March 23, 2012 10:34 p.m.
Dale Richardson

NORTH CHARLESTON — Police on Thursday arrested a Summerville pastor in connection with a kidnapping and sexual assault on Midland Park Road the day before.

Magistrate Judge Linda Lombard set bail at $525,000 for 46-year-old Dale Richardson in bond court Friday as the woman who accused him of raping and threatening to kill her sobbed on the shoulder of a victim's advocate. Richardson said in court that he works as a pastor for Freedom Free Will Baptist Church.

Police said they plan to file additional charges. Check back with later for updates.

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