Pastor Creflo Dollar has been arrested Elev8 has learned.
Police arrested mega-church pastor Creflo Dollar Jr. on simple battery charges in Fayette County on Friday. Dollar is known for his controversial teachings of Prosperity theology.
Channel 2’s Tom Jones learned that Dollar was booked into the county jail at 2 a.m. A judge set Dollar’s bond at $5,000 during a morning hearing.Investigator Brent Rowan with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a call of domestic violence at the home around 1 a.m. Friday.
Rowan says the 50-year-old pastor and his daughter were arguing over whether she could go to a party when Dollar “got physical” with her, leaving her with “superficial injuries.”
Dollar faces misdemeanor charges of simple battery and cruelty to children.
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Last year Creflo Dollar was widely criticized for telling EddieLong’s New Birth defectors to return back to their church. You can read that story here: Creflo Dollar Called Out For His Support Of Eddie Long and Creflo Dollar ORDERS Eddie Long’s Former Church Members To “GO BACK!”
Dollar is the founder and senior pastor of World Changers Church in College Park. The church has nearly 30,000 members and includes satellite campuses in 10 cities. Dollar’s weekly services are broadcast across the country. Dollar and his wife, Taffi, have five children and live in Atlanta.
The story is developing. One question though. Pastor is this your wreck?
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