OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — Bond was set at $500,000 Friday for Emanuel Rodriguez, the pastor of a Council Bluffs church, who is charged with sexually assaulting two young children.
Rodriguez, 44, was arrested in Minnesota on a felony warrant from that originated with Omaha police.
Investigators with Project Harmony interviewed several children in connection with allegations that Rodriguez would touch them inappropriately while they watched a movie on a couch together at his home. Two other girls described similar incidents.
Investigators filed two counts of Third Degree Sexual Assault of a Child.
Rodiguez is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on September 17th.