HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville Police arrested a local youth minister and charged him with transmitting obscene material to a child Wednesday.
Cristopher Bernal Alfaro, 30, of Huntsville, has been charged with two counts of transmitting obscene material to a child. Police said Alfaro is alleged to have used his position as youth minister to commit these crimes.
Covenant Presbyterian Church confirmed Alfaro was a member of the church and worked as a youth minister. The church reported Alfaro to the police in Nov., after they learned of the accusations, according to a church spokesperson.
Alfaro turned himself in to police Tuesday. An investigation is currently underway to find more potential victims.
If you feel that your child or a child you know has been a victim of exploitation, you are encouraged to contact the Huntsville Police Department at 256-722-7100. You can also contact the National Children's Advocacy Center for additional information about child exploitation. Click here to find out more about the NCAC.