Priest Arrested for Sexual Battery

A Stone County priest has been arrested after being accused of sexual battery of a 12-year-old boy in Jones County.
According to our media partner, the Sun Herald, authorities say Reverend Jose Vazquez, a priest in Wiggins, confessed to several sex acts with the boy after police were called to the boy’s home by his father.
Bond was set at $100,000. Vazquez is the pastor at St. Francis Xavier in Wiggins and at St. Lucy Mission in Lucedale.

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