MORE VICTIMS ACCUSE GASTON COUNTY YOUTH PASTOR OF SEX CRIMES. Nicholas Martin is accused of sex crimes while serving at North Belmont Church of God
January 28, 2020
GASTONIA, N.C. — Prosecutors announced plans to file more charges against a Gaston County youth pastor who’s accused of illegal sex acts with children.
Nicholas Martin served as an associate pastor at North Belmont Church of God prior to his October arrest.
During a Tuesday morning court hearing, Martin’s attorney, Michael Neece, asked a judge to lower Martin’s $1.01 million bond to $25,000.
In response, Assistant District Attorney Debbie Gulledge revealed since Martin’s initial arrest, another victim has come forward. Investigators still plan to interview at least one more victim