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Pastor accused of selling meth out of Connecticut church

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WOODBURY, Conn. — A Connecticut pastor has been arrested on allegations that he sold crystal meth out of his church’s rectory, police said.


The pastor of a United Methodist Church in Woodbury was taken into custody Friday after police received a tip about the drugs, authorities said.


The pastor was charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance and use of drug paraphernalia, among other charges.


The pastor was released on $10,000 bail and was ordered to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Feb. 23.