A children’s ministry pastor was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of soliciting nude photos from a minor via Facebook. Twenty-four-year-old Matthew Boos is charged with one count of soliciting a child through electronic communication to engage in sexual conduct, and one count of engaging in electronic communication relating or describing sexual conduct with a child.
A children’s ministry pastor was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of soliciting a minor by electronic means. According to the Pope County Sheriff’s office, 24-year-old Matthew Boos was taken into custody in Savage and is being held at the Douglas County Jail. Boos has worked at the church’s Savage campus for three years, according to Pastor Darin Poli. He says Boos is on an indefinite leave of absence pending the outcome of the situation.