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Former GR youth minister sentenced to 6 months
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A former Kent County youth pastor learned his sentence today after he admitted to molesting a teenage girl.
Matthew Abid was sentenced to 6 months in Kent County Jail, after credit was given for 34 days served.
After serving his time, Abid will also remain on probation for 5 years, and must register as a sex offender.
Last month, Abid pleaded guilty to second degree criminal sexual conduct. In exchange prosecutors dropped another charge against him.
Police say the assault happened in December 2011 at a church on Lamoreaux Drive where the 15-year-old victim was taking a driver's training class.
Abid was a youth ministry leader at a different church at the time.