The trial for Randy Johnson, the former pastor for the Dallas Center Church of the Bretheren accused of multiple charges of sexual abuse, has been canceled and a new trial date will be set at a later time. The trial was originally supposed to start on April 24 at 9:30 a.m.
An order for continuance of pre-trial conference to May 25 at 9 a.m. was filed by District Judge Randy V. Hefner on Friday, March 31. Court records state that the trial date will be reset at the next pretrial conference.
On March 27, an order for extending the deadline for filing pre-trial motions to May 15 was filed by District Judge Paul R. Huscher.
Johnson was arrested on Jan. 25, 2017, without incident, and charged with the following crimes:
Three counts of Indecent Contact with a Child (aggravated misdemeanor)
Two counts of Indecent Exposure (serious misdemeanor)
Four counts of Sex Abuse 3rd (C Felony)
One count of Lascivious Acts with a Child (C Felony)
Two Counts of Assault with Intent to Commit Sex Abuse (aggravated misdemeanor)
One count of Child Endangerment (aggravated misdemeanor)
Court documents state that all of the charges date back to 2013.
Johnson was bailed out on Jan. 27 when 1st Call Bail Bonds posted the $10,000 bond.