Former Youth Pastor In Santa Barbara County Enters Guilty Plea To Having Sex With Teens

Posted on Friday, August 9, 2013 12:03am


A former youth pastor in Santa Barbara County entered guilty pleas to charges he had sex with two teenage girls.

Santa Barbara County prosecutors say Louis Joseph Bristol was involved with a 14, and 16 year old girl while serving as a youth pastor at Carpinteria Community Church.  They say the 28 year old man also admitted supplying marijuana to one of the teens, and of sending a sexually explicit video of himself to an adult.

He’ll be sentenced for the two felony charges, and two misdemeanor counts September 12th, and as a result of a plea deal, other charges will be dropped.


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