UPDATE: Mullens pleads not guilty to sex charges

By Tara Morgan - bio | email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A former Christian youth worker was in federal court Tuesday, charged with taking a teenage boy across state lines for sex.

Police arrested 30-year-old Kenneth Mullens, Jr., in November.

In court today, he pleaded not guilty and a jury trial was set for January 24-25, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

A federal indictment alleges Mullens took a minor to Maryland for illegal sexual activity in December of last year.

Mullens was a technical director for the Christian Youth Theater in Richmond.

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