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Hopewell youth pastor accused of soliciting child

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Deric Peacock (Source: Chesterfield Sheriffs Office) Deric Peacock (Source: Chesterfield Sheriffs Office)
CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -

A Hopewell youth pastor is accused of soliciting a 12-year-old boy.

Deric Peacock, 31, is a youth pastor at South Hopewell Church of God, according to prosecutors. They say he solicited a 12-year-old child that resides in Montgomery County through electronic devices.

Police charged Peacock with five counts of using a communication device to solicit a minor. He was initially booked in Chesterfield, then transferred to Montgomery County Jail on Tuesday.

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