CHURCH YOUTH GROUP LEADER TO BE ARRAIGNED FOR HAVING UNLAWFUL SEX AND SMOKING MARIJUANA WITH 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN CHURCH PARKING LOT

For Immediate Release
Case # 09WF1602

 

August 19, 2009

Susan Kang Schroeder
Public Affairs Counsel
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Farrah Emami
Spokesperson
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CHURCH YOUTH GROUP LEADER TO BE ARRAIGNED
FOR HAVING UNLAWFUL SEX AND SMOKING MARIJUANA WITH 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN CHURCH PARKING LOT

WESTMINSTER – A church youth group leader will be arraigned tomorrow for smoking marijuana and having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl in the parking lot of the church. Timothy Han, 21, Fullerton, is charged with one felony count unlawful sexual intercourse, one felony count of oral copulation of a minor, and one misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He faces a maximum sentence of three years and eight months in state prison if convicted. Han is out of custody on $50,000 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. in Department W-15, West Justice Center, Westminster.

Han, a youth group leader at Miracle Land Korean Baptist Church in Cypress, is accused of meeting 15-year-old Jane Doe through the church. On June 22, 2008, Han is accused of meeting with Jane Doe and driving in his car to the church, where he parked in the lot. He is accused of smoking marijuana with the victim and illegally engaging in oral copulation and sexual intercourse with her in his car. 

Deputy District Attorney Nikki Buracchio of the Sexual Assault Unit is prosecuting this case.

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