In testimony presented this morning, the woman said while she was in Florida earlier this summer, Johnston spoke with her via cell-phone. The woman said she was threatened that if she filed charges against Johnston, he would “do all he could to dig up dirt” against her and members of her family.
Monday, September 18, 2006
Witness: Johnston threatened to 'dig up dirt' on her and her family
Grandview Baptist Church North pastor George Otis Johnston threatened a young woman with repercussions if she filed a complaint against him for sexually abusing her, the girl said during a protection order hearing today in McDonald County Circuit Court. According to John Ford's article posted earlier today on the Neosho Daily News website: