Pastor pleads guilty to stealing from Edmore church
EDMORE, N.D. (AP) — A pastor in Ramsey County has pleaded guilty to stealing from his congregation.
Donald Reynolds is accused of taking nearly $35,000 from High Plains Ministry over a period of 14 years. Reynolds has been sentenced to spend a month behind bars or complete 300 hours of community service.
Reynolds faced a maximum of 10 years in prison for felony theft. He was ordered to pay restitution and was placed on probation for three years.
The Bismarck Tribune reports Reynolds submitted false charges and received reimbursements from the Edmore church.
Information from: Bismarck Tribune, http://www.bismarcktribune.com