MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC/Grey Information) – A Shelby County pastor is behind bars after being accused of determine theft.
Steven Flockhart, pastor of 901 Church, was arrested Thursday on prices of id theft and theft of merchandize between $2,500 and $10,000.
He was beforehand a contestant on “American Idol” and NBC’s “The Voice.”
In keeping with affidavit, the incident occurred three years in the past when Flockhart and a sufferer, who was a church member, agreed to open a joint bank card for his or her church. The sufferer mentioned Flockhart known as the sufferer and requested for his private info with the intention to open the account.
The sufferer mentioned he lately acquired a notification that his credit score rating dropped considerably and ultimately discovered an open bank card via PayPal that had an almost $6,500 unpaid invoice.
Court docket paperwork mentioned the sufferer confronted Flockhart in regards to the bank card and Flockhart admitted to opening the account though the sufferer instructed Flockhart he didn’t have permission to open the account underneath the sufferer’s title.
The affidavit mentioned Flockhart has earlier incidents of forging paperwork and impersonating the account holder of a bank card at one other church in Georgia.
Flockhart was positioned into custody Thursday and at the moment being held at 201 Poplar, based on the Shelby County Sheriff’s Workplace.
In keeping with 901 Church’s web site, Flockhart oversees two 901 Church places in Millington and Bartlett. The web site additionally says Flockhart has been the lead pastor since 2012
Motion Information 5 has reached out to 901 Church for assertion.
Flockhart is due in court docket on Monday.
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