Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Surrey pastor and wife charged with 28 sex offences


Samuel and Madelaine Emerson
Samuel Emerson, 34, is a pastor at Cloverdale Christian Fellowship Church and has been charged with 13 counts of sexual assault, 11 counts of being in a position of authority and touching a person for a sexual purpose and one count of sexual touching of a person under the age of 16.

His wife, Madelaine Emerson, 37, has been charged with one count of sexual assault, one count of being in a position of authority and touching a person for a sexual purpose, and one count of threats to cause death or bodily harm.
The couple has five children. In a media release, investigators from Surrey RCMP said they “believe there is potential that other victims exist that have not come forward to police”

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.