ONTARIO, Calif. (KTLA) — A Roman Catholic priest accused of felony sex crimes against a 12-year-old boy has been bailed out by a group of parishioners who believe in his innocence. Jose Alejandro Castillo pleaded not guilty Tuesday to seven counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under age 14 and one count of forcible lewd and lascivious acts with a child under age 14. The 57-year-old pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Ontario — known as “Father Alex” — was arrested Monday at his home.
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