Medger Duckens has been charged with promotion of child pornography after authorities found dozens of pornographic images of a teenage girl on his cellphone.
Duckens 44, reportedly met the teen at the Heavenly Star Baptist Church, where we works as a sound technician. His uncle is the pastor of the church.
Investigators learned that Duckens and the teen exchanged phone numbers and the two began exchanging text messages. Authorities also state that over the course of time, the text messages became sexually graphic. Police also learned that Duckens began a relationship with the teen when she was 16-years-old.
According to court documents, Duckens took a graphic picture of her at the church during a church service one Sunday. After the teen told her parents about the incident, police became involved and found that Duckens had more than 80 explicit images of the girl on his cellphone.
Duckens who was arrested, was released from jail on $20,000 bail and is due in court on Sept. 13.