Police Seek Information About Vero Beach Pastor Charged With Sexual Battery On Boy

Wesley Ray Weaver
Wesley Ray Weaver (Photo Brevard County Sheriff's Office)

VERO BEACH – Police say that no one has contacted them with additional information about an assistant pastor who was arrested Tuesday and charged with sexual battery of a minor in West Melbourne.

Wesley Ray Weaver, 48, is charged with a single offense involving a 17-year-old boy, police say.

After Weaver’s arrest, West Melbourne Police asked anyone with additional information to call the agency at 321-723-9673.

Vero Beach Police spokeswoman Officer Anna Carden stated that no one contacted her agency with any information about the case.

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Weaver lives in the 600 block of Old Dixie Highway in Vero Beach, according to jail records. He has cooperated with police and confessed during his arrest.

Weaver volunteered as a pastor at the First Christian Church of Vero Beach on State Road 60. He’s also a full-time chaplain at a hospice in Titusville.

Weaver remains in the Brevard County Jail in lieu of a $15,000 bail.

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