Police Charge Man with Multiple Crimes
Gaston County Police have charged Nicholas Adam Martin with multiple crimes after receiving a report involving a 14 year old victim. The crimes occurred from October 2018 through September 2019. Martin was an associate pastor at North Belmont Church of God when the crimes occurred. The charges stem from an investigation started by the Gaston County Police Department in October 2019.
The Gaston County Police arrested Martin October 6th, 2019. He was charged with the following:
4 counts of Indecent Liberties with a Minor
4 counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
1 count of Felonious Indecent Exposure to a Minor
He is currently under a $1 million dollar bond at the Gaston County Jail.
The investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. M. Rheinson at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000. There is no further information available at this time.