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Church choir director arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with girl in San Bernardino County

June 6, 2011 |  9:19 pm

Mark Michaels A 53-year-old director of a Baptist church choir in San Bernardino County has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in lewd acts with a 15-year-old girl.

Mark Michaels was taken into custody after officers from the Montclair Police Department allegedly observed "inappropriate activity" with the girl inside his vehicle in an alley near the 10200 block of Central Avenue, according to a KTLA news report.

Michaels, a choir director at Bethany Baptist Church, was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail, the report said. The girl may have been a member of the choir.


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Photo: Mark Michaels. Credit: KTLA /Montclair Police Department