Minister found guilty of fondling teen boy
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A jury convicted an Aliquippa minister on Friday of unlawful contact with minors, corruption of minors and indecent assault for fondling a teenage boys at his church and at his home.
Laneer Fisher, 39, of Moon, was a pastor of the Miracle Church of God in Christ when he was arrested on the charges.
Aliquippa police were contacted in June 2010 by a couple and their son, who said the incidents began two years ago. In an affidavit, police said Mr. Fisher kissed and caressed the boy and had him sit on his lap in his church office.
The jury came to the guilty verdict after 11 p.m. Friday.
Mr. Fisher will receive a Megan's Law evaluation, which will determine if he should be subjected to Megan Law's registration requirements and to what extent. Following the evaluation, he will be sentenced.
He remains free on bond.
First Published September 12, 2011 10:00 am