Charges against religious leader dismissed

September 29, 2008 6:18:23 PM PDT
A judge in Trenton, New Jersey threw out charges against religious leader Charles Brinson on Friday, Action News has learned.Brinson leads the "Brinson Memorial Church" in Trenton and uses the title of Bishop.

Brinson was arrested earlier this month for the sexual assault of a juvenile that police say Brinson picked up in Philadelphia and transported to his home in Florence, Burlington County.

The judge cited a lack of evidence in his decision.

The District Attorney's office says it was disappointed by the judge's decision, and was working on filing paperwork to re-arrest Brinson.

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