Self-Proclaimed Prophet Arrested in Vegas

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A self-proclaimed prophet and church leader has
been arrested on multiple charges of sex crimes against children in
Las Vegas.

Police say 75-year-old Benito Catello, who runs a church called "The Ministry" out of his home, faces 29 felony charges after his Friday arrest.

The charges include sexual assault and lewdness with a child under the age of 14.

Catello is being held on $295,000 bail at the Clark County Detention Center.

Investigators say they plan to release more details on the case Monday.


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