- Associated Press - Thursday, August 14, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A former minister at a Charlotte church is facing more than two dozen additional charges of sexual assault involving children.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police told local media outlets that 64-year-old Orlando Augusto Caldera is accused of assaulting children between ages 6 and 10.

Police have charged Caldera with 26 felonies, in addition to the two indecent liberties with a child charges filed last week.

Caldera served for about five years as a minister at Memorial United Methodist Church. He is no longer listed by the church as a staff member.

Caldera was arrested Aug. 4 when police were called to the church to deal with a disturbance. Officers found a woman and a 10-year-old girl and a 6-year-old girl.

It was not clear if Caldera has an attorney.

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