Youth Church Leader Accused of Child Sex Crimes


by Kathryn Searles

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Deputies say a youth leader had inappropriate behavior towards teenage girls at a church.

Rowan County Sheriff's Office was alerted about the incident by teenage girls who attend High Rock Community Church near Salisbury.

The girls said 36-year old Torrey Morgan made sexual activity and advances towards them. The complaints involves several underage victims.

Detectives obtained warrants on Morgan for Disseminate Harmful Material to a Minor Under 18 Years of Age, Disseminate Harmful Material to a Minor Under 16 Years of Age, 2 counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child, and Second Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. WCCB is told that more charges are possible.

Morgan was given a $50,000 secured bond and was placed in the Rowan County Detention Center. 

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