Pastor arrested on lewdness charges


A local pastor was arrested last week in Las Vegas on multiple counts of lewdness with a minor and open and gross lewdness charges, Las Vegas police said.

Ladislao "Constantino " Morales, 56, was arrested Tuesday. He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on two charges of lewdness with a minor under 14 and four counts of open and gross lewdness.

Morales is a pastor of the local "Centro Evangelistico Alfa y Omega" church. It is unknown who the victim was or whether they attended the church.

He is being held on $24,000 bond.

Las Vegas police encourage anyone with information about the crime or other potential victims to contact them at 828-3421 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.