A Former Youth Minister Pleads Guilty To Criminal Sexual Conduct

Posted at 6:23 PM, Feb 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-20 20:50:34-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — Matthew Abid, 30,  pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. He has been sentenced to 6-months in jail and 5-years probation.

Abid was a youth ministry leader at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Alpine Township when he inappropriately touched a 15-year-old girl.

The Teen was not a member of Holy Trinity Church, but had attended some meetings there.