SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Shreveport pastor has been arrested after he was reportedly indicted on federal sex crimes charges.
The FBI confirms that Pastor Andre Lewis is charged with three counts of transporting a child over state lines with intent to engage in sexual acts.
Lewis, pastor of Act on Faith Ministries on Hollywood Avenue, is expected to have a detention hearing in federal court on Monday.
Lewis was arrested early Wednesday morning at his home in the 6200 block of Snowden Drive in the Mooretown neighborhood.
Early Thursday the FBI confirmed that an arrest was made, but according to the clerk at the federal courthouse, the indictment was sealed.
It's not the first time Pastor Lewis has faced criminal charges. He was arrested in August 2012 and charged with 3 counts of molestation of a juvenile, after several girls in his ministry claimed they were sexually abused by him. The alleged abuse reportedly took place over a span of a decade.
Lewis was arrested again less than 2 weeks later and charged with 2 more counts of molestation of a juvenile. He was set to go to trial on those charges on November 18, but it was postponed until February 3.