Port Royal church welcomes accused member into congregation

-BEAUFORT GAZZETTE, AUGUST 24, 2015, FEAT. PROF. COLIN MILLER: 

In the wake of an allegation against a Sunday school volunteer by a 4-year-old girl, Port Royal’s Community Bible Church installed cameras in each of the classrooms in its classroom building, the church’s attorney said Monday.

A charge of criminal sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 11 was dropped against Joel Iacopelli, 44, by Beaufort County Magistrate Court Judge Richard Brooks on Thursday. That decision followed an Aug. 14 preliminary hearing to determine probable cause.

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