An Arkansas pastor changed into as soon as arrested for allegedly doing meth with parishioners and conducting an exorcism on an emaciated toddler.
Lloyd Lasker Jr, who runs the House of Refuge and Deliverance Ministries church, changed into as soon as detained by police at a gasoline put allegedly in possession of methamphetamines and a pipe.
Police say they uncover been earlier called to the church to achieve a welfare verify and learned a bruised and emaciated 21-month-inclined child and his mom.
The lady rapid them that the boy changed into as soon as “possessed by a demon” and the teen changed into as soon as admitted to scientific institution with a mind bleed and malnourishment.
When police arrested 49-One year-inclined Lasker in Mayflower, Arkansas, he reportedly admitted seeking to achieve the exorcism however would no longer give officers any details.
Officers say he rapid them he didn’t know the medication or pipe uncover been in his truck however supposedly admitted taking the drug with parishioners and the boy’s mom.
When Lasker’s home changed into as soon as searched police learned a shotgun, which as a convicted felon he changed into as soon as banned from possessing.
Lasker changed into as soon as charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a gun by a convicted felon.
He changed into as soon as released from custody on a $7,500 bond and can seem in court docket in October.