Brad Dahr, 53, has been charged with sexual interference, child luring, and possessing and distributing child pornography.
Dahr may be involved in more occurrences in the Lower Mainland, according to the RCMP.
In the Lower Mainland, sections of Alberta, and the Northwest Territories, Dahr is known as ‘Pastor Brad.’
NEWS 1130 EDMONTON — A former pastor from a small-sized Alberta town has been charged with sex crimes against teenagers, and Mounties believe there may be more victims across Western Canada.
Brad Dahr, 53, is charged with sexual interference, voyeurism, seducing a kid, owning and distributing child pornography, and providing a minor with sexually explicit material.
The accusations originate from occurrences reported to the RCMP in the Alberta municipality of Vegreville between January 1, 2018 and October 31, 2010. All of the occurrences involve Dahr-knowing adolescent girls.
Dahr was detained on Thursday, according to RCMP, after his Edmonton residence was searched. As evidence, police took computer devices, documents, and apparel.
The accused is known in the Lower Mainland as “Pastor Brad,” according to Mounties. He’s also recognised as such in Yellowknife, NWT, and Edmonton, Vegreville, Drumheller, Beiseker, and Beauvallon, Alberta.
Dahr left the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Alberta after 14 years, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Police have released a photo of Dahr, who stands 6’0′′ tall and weighs 260 pounds. He has a light fringe and blue eyes and is bald.
If you have any information, contact your local police department or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.