Minister charged for spreading HIV - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Minister charged for spreading HIV

Minister Rodney Carr faces a class C felony, which is a conviction punishable with significant prison time. Minister Rodney Carr faces a class C felony, which is a conviction punishable with significant prison time.

(WMC-TV) - Investigators charged a Mid-South minister for spreading HIV.

Minister Rodney Carr faces a class C felony, which is a conviction punishable with significant prison time.

Carr is scheduled for trial in December in criminal court from a July 2012 arrest on accusations that he had sex with a girlfriend but did not tell her he was HIV positive. She found out only after they broke up when she tested positive.

According to an affidavit of complaint, Carr tested positive for HIV in 2005. He had knowledge of his status and the exposure law.

His wife died three years ago.

University of Memphis police arrested Carr in October 2011 for allegedly threatening another man with a gun during an argument over a woman.

He got diversion, but he was charged with violating his probation after his arrest on the HIV charge.

Action News 5's calls to The Fellowship of Believers in Christ Church were not answered and messages were not.

Court records do not list any other victims. Law restricts the health department from releasing any information about patients.

Copyright 2013 WMC-TV. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies

    Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies

    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:13 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:13:24 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:13 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:13:24 GMT

    The suspect in the beatings faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and lewd acts with a child under 14.

    More >>

    The suspect in the beatings faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and lewd acts with a child under 14.

    More >>
  • 1 killed, 6 shot at Antioch church

    1 killed, 6 shot at Antioch church

    Sunday, September 24 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-09-24 17:14:40 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-09-24 22:22:04 GMT

    Metro Police have identified the shooter at an Antioch church who killed one person in the parking lot and wounded six others inside the building's sanctuary.

    More >>

    Metro Police have identified the shooter at an Antioch church who killed one person in the parking lot and wounded six others inside the building's sanctuary.

    More >>
  • Auburn student's post, selfies with rape suspect go viral

    Auburn student's post, selfies with rape suspect go viral

    Saturday, September 23 2017 10:47 AM EDT2017-09-23 14:47:04 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    As shocking new details emerged this week in the rape of an Auburn University student on a bus, many immediately recognized one of the suspects named in the case.

    More >>

    As shocking new details emerged this week in the rape of an Auburn University student on a bus, many immediately recognized one of the suspects named in the case.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly