By Gary Popp
News and Tribune
LOUISVILLE, KY (News and Tribune) - The former pastor of a New Albany church was sentenced Wednesday in a Louisville court to 15 years in prison for the sodomy of a child.
Isrom Johnson, 35, Louisville, was a pastor at Prince of Peace Missionary Baptist Church along Linden Avenue at the time of his arrest in December 2012.
According to court records, Johnson committed three offenses of, "sodomy in the second degree by engaging in deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than 14 years of age."
He was taken into custody by the Louisville Metro Police Department after he was indicted by a Jefferson County Grand Jury.
Johnson was charged with three counts of sodomy on a child in the second degree. Each of the offenses were related to the sexual abuse of the same child.