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Spooner pastor arrested on child porn charges

Spooner (WQOW) – A Spooner pastor was arrested on Tuesday for suspected possession of child pornography.

According to a press release from the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Jeffrey Vesta was arrested at his Spooner home.

The DOJ says Vesta is a pastor and former teacher in Wisconsin and Oregon.

Vesta is listed online as the pastor at New Hope Lutheran Church in Minong.

Vesta was released from jail on Wednesday on a signature bond.

If you have any information about this case, you are asked to contact the Washburn County Sheriff’s Office at 715-468-4700.

Clint Berge

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