Arkansas authorities have arrested a volunteer youth pastor after he was accused of sexually assaulting a minor.
According to a press release, 30-year-old Derek Smittle, 30, of Centerton, is suspected of having sexual relations with a minor female in Bentonville.
Smittle attended the same church as the minor, where he was a volunteer youth pastor.
Smittle was booked into the Benton County Jail for first-degree sexual assault. Smittle was later released after posting bond.