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Pastor Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct and Deprivation of Parental Rights

​Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that Gustaro Resendiz Talabera, age 39 of West St. Paul, has been charged* with Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Third Degree and two counts of Deprivation of Custodial/Parental Rights in connection with an affair he is alleged to have had with a 16-year-old parishioner of the church in which he served as a pastor in West St. Paul.

TalaberaGustaroResendizCharge.pdfOfficial News Release