Both were charged with a felony count of tampering with evidence in the case and were offered plea agreements and about one year of probation in exchange for their testimony.Long, Vandenburg's attorney, confronted Finley about the messages Finley and Vandenburg exchanged during the alleged rape.After, the teen went to the living room to watch television and later spent the night, he testified.
He said he was drinking before the alleged rape and did not remember anything until waking up the next day and finding images of the victim on his cellphone.
Assistant District Attorney Jan Norman delivered a 36-minute closing argument for the state.
The next thing the teen knew, Johnson "woke me up and started feeling on me," the teen said.
Johnson and the teen took off their clothes and Johnson sodomized the teen, he testified Wednesday.
A third time that spring, the teen said he returned to the pastor's house and was again sodomized. asked the teen Wednesday why he continued to go to the apartment and why he waited two years to report the abuse to someone after previously denying any sort of abuse when various family members asked questions."I refused to tell (my mom), so I kept going," the teen said.
"I was scared about what was going to happen."The teen finally told his parents in summer 2012 after they discovered gay pornographic material in his possession, his parents testified in court.Prince of Peace, founded in 1970, was originally located in Louisville before it moved to New Albany. Reporter Matthew Glowicki can be reached at (502) 582-4989. Brandon Vandenburg, 21, and Cory Batey, 20, are on trial accused of five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. Banks and Jaborian "Tip" Mc Kenzie, both 20, face the same charges and are awaiting trial. Within four days he was kicked off the football team and had met with detectives.Police say the four former Vanderbilt University football players raped an unconscious female student in Vandenburg's dorm room on June 23, 2013. Here's a day-by-day look at key moments in Vandenburg's and Batey's trial so far: Monday, Jan. He told them a story Batey said Banks fed to him: That nothing happened. He said he immediately deleted them and grew increasingly worried as rumors started going around Vanderbilt's campus.Three sexual encounters allegedly occurred between the now 18-year-old victim and Johnson, 35, who at the time of the alleged abuse was pastor at Prince of Peace Missionary Baptist Church in New Albany, Indiana.