Pastor accused of theft, impersonating marshal arrested in Phoenix

Pastor accused of theft, impersonating marshal arrested in Phoenix

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Pastor accused of theft, impersonating marshal arrested in Phoenix

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by The Associated Press

azfamily.com

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 4:05 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 31 at 11:32 AM

DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado pastor has been accused of luring a man to a Denver motel by first offering sex and then claiming to be a U.S. marshal while handcuffing and robbing the victim.
 
Police say 43-year-old Michael Todd Abromovich stole a computer and iPad from the victim before releasing him.
 
Set Free God's House ministry in Colorado Springs says Abromovich served as a pastor there for more than a year, preaching, teaching Bible class and fundraising.
 
He was arrested in Phoenix last week and was extradited to Denver on charges of kidnapping, theft and impersonating an officer. He hasn't entered a plea. Court records don't indicate whether he has an attorney.
 
Abromovich also faces a theft charge in the Colorado Springs area. Details weren't immediately available.
 
KCNC-TV in Denver first reported the arrest.
 

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