“It was not the first time it’s happened,” the 15-year-old girl said in an audio recording of the 911 call. The girl’s name and audio of the call are not posted because she is a minor. Sounding calm and speaking directly, the girl said her father “punched … and choked” her.
Fayette Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Dollar family’s home on Sandy Creek Road where, after a brief investigation, they arrested the 50-year-old reverend, charging him with simple battery, family violence and cruelty to children. Dollar was released on $5,000 bond later Friday morning.
The televangelist and author, speaking from the pulpit at World Changers Church International Sunday morning, denied the allegations.