Pastor Charged With Secretly Videotaping Woman

The investigation continues into a Pitt County minister charged with secretly videotaping a woman in Surf City July 17. 53-year-old Leon Earl Harris of Ayden faces a felony charge of secret videotaping after a woman complained that he filmed her with a camera attached to his metal detector. Harris, the pastor of Rose Hill Free Will Baptist Church in Winterville, is also being investigated by Pitt County authorities after recovered videotapes in Harris' possession from the Surf City incident, may indicate other similar instances in Pitt County. Surf City police say Harris is undergoing treatment at this time.