Pastor Yves Similien of First Haitian Christian Church of Fort Pierce accused of raping 10 year old before delivering Sunday sermon
Here is a man who has been trusted to be a spiritual leader in the Haitian community but instead was using his privileges and the trust installed in him by his followers to exploit young innocent children. cbs12.com has reported that 57-year-old Haitian Pastor Yves Similien of First Haitian Christian Church is now spending time at the St Lucie County Jail for allegedly forcing a 10 year-old to have sex before delivering Sunday sermon.
The 57-year-old Florida Pastor Yves Similien, is currently in police custody in allegation of preying on a 10-year-old girl and forced her to perform sex acts before his sermons. As per police sources, the girl has reported that, Pastor threatened to kill both that girl and her mother, if she ever discloses his misconduct to anyone. The girl has waited almost two years before reporting the incident to the police. The former church of Pastor Yves Similien was on north 9th street in Fort Pierce. Pastor Todd Smith from the Senior Pastor Common Ground Vineyard Church, where the girl used to worship, has said, "I'm saddened and shocked. It certainly is something we hate to see." Pastor Similien has admitted that he knew the girl, but denied all wrongdoing. Presently, He is being held at the St Lucie County Jail without any bond.