Federal Way church bus driver charged with child molestation

Staff writerJune 28, 2014 

A Federal Way man is accused of molesting a young passenger on his church bus.

KIRO TV reports that Oscar Raul Lopez worked at Bethel Christian Church for five years and drove children from church daycare to school, according to charging papers.

Investigators say the 57-year-old allegedly molested a 6-year-old girl five times when no one else was on the bus, according to KIRO.

Lopez is charged with first degree child molestation. He was booked into the Regional Justice Center with bail set at $250,000.

Investigators say Lopez lived in a house on church property. Police are concerned there could be more victims.

Kari Plog: 253-597-8682 kari.plog@thenewstribune.com @KariPlog

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