St. Louis Priest Federally Indicted for Allegedly Trying to Mack On a Teenage Girl


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A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted the Rev. James Grady for sex trafficking, enticement of children and possession of child pornography. 

Grady was arrested this past summer during an FBI and Maryland Heights Police Department sting. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Grady showed up at a house expecting to pay for a half-hour's worth of sex acts with a sixteen-year-old girl.

Grady allegedly arranged the meeting through an ad on Craigslist. 

Grady was the pastor at St. Raphael the Archangel in south city. St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson suspended Grady after his arrest this summer.