Fort Wayne pastor accused of molesting foster child




FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - The pastor of a Fort Wayne church was arrested on four felony charges of child molestation on Wednesday.
James Burton, 50, is accused of inappropriately touching a girl who was a foster child in his care. Police said the incident happened between June 2009 and early this year.
Documents said that the girl told a school employee about the molestation. She said it started when she was six or seven years old.
Burton has been a pastor at Greater Faith Baptist Church on East Wayne Street.
Burton's initial hearing will be held Thursday, December 7 at 8:00 a.m.