A Calera pastor has been indicted on a first-degree rape charge.
Harry Vester Jones, 49, is accused of attacking a woman in April. He will be arraigned November 4 on the felony charge.
The victim is described as a 39-year-old female who is not a Calera resident.
Jones is the pastor at New Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Calera. He also intervened in opposition to Shelby County in its challenge of the Voting Rights Act.
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