AUGUSTA – A former youth pastor from Canaan is going on trial today.
Lucas Savage, 27, is accused of sexually abusing a girl who was younger than 10 years old.
Savage was a youth pastor with the Canaan Calvary Church when he was arrested last spring. The alleged victim told her parents savage had touched her inappropriately on numerous occasions. At one point, sticking his hand down her pants when she spent the night at his home.
Savage has pleaded not guilty to unlawful sexual contact.
He’s on trial Tuesday in Augusta.