Children's ministry founder arrested on child indecency charges
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 10:04pm
Bell County, tx — The founder of a children's ministry in Bell County has been arrested on indecency with a child by contact charges.
Jon P. Tidball was arrested in Salado on an outstanding warrant on Monday. The, now 24-year-old, victim filed a report in 2013, stating she'd been abused from age eight to 14 by Tidball.
Tidball is a retired Army lieutenant colonel. He retired 2008 and opened Patriot Kids Ministry in 2012.
Tidball is currently being held in the Bell County Jail on a $75,000 bond.
Authorities are asking parents who had children involved in the Patriot Kids Ministry to talk to their children and report any wrongdoing that may have happened to them.