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Fairfax County Police Department Press Release

[The following press release appeared at]

"Sex Assault Victims Come Forward"

Tommy Shelton
McLean Police District — On Tuesday, March 16, Tommy Shelton, 64, of 9090 State Route 91N, Marion, Kentucky, turned himself into Fairfax County Police detectives. Shelton was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual battery, two counts of indecent liberties with a minor, and sodomy.

From 1995 to 2000, Shelton was the pastor for the Community Church of God at 2500 Gallows Road, Dunn Loring. In March 2008, a 27-year-old man contacted police to report that he had been molested by Shelton when he was 12 to 14 years old. In November of 2008, a 22-year-old man contacted police to report that he had been molested by Shelton when he was 8 to 9 years old.

Following an extensive investigation, detectives secured warrants for Shelton in February 2010.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


To request this information in an alternate format, call the Public Information Office at 703.246.2253. TTY 703-204-2264

Video of March 18 WUSA Channel 9 News Report

WUSA is a CBS affiliate out of Washington, D.C. They ran a story about Tommy Shelton's arrest on March 18, 2010. If you can play embedded flash videos on web pages, you can listen to one of the alleged victims tell why he went to the authorities. The WUSA 9 story can also be seen and read at "Former Virginia Pastor, Tommy Shelton, Accused of Abusing Children."

Five Felony Arrest Warrants

Save 3ABN received copies of the five felony arrest warrants obtained by Fairfax County police on February 25, 2010, and have made them available here in PDF and JPEG format.

These warrants reveal that Tommy Shelton's preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 6, and that Tommy cannot leave Virginia or have contact with children under the age of 15 until trial.

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