, 55, has been indicted in Montgomery County Circuit Court on 10 counts of sexually abusing four boys under his
Morales, now a Pentecostal bishop in Las Vegas, has a hearing scheduled for Friday .
Police began investigating in 2009 after a man came forward to say that Morales
had performed sex acts on him beginning when he
was about 14 years old.
Morales was a member of Covenant Life Church and a teacher at the victim's school, the now defunct Montgomery County Covenant Life Academy.
held Bible studies and sleep overs at his
Germantown apartment where the victim said much of the molestation occurred.
The victim's father told detectives that he
talked with pastors about Morales
, but there were "concerns of tarnished reputations," and no police report was made.
Police interviewed two pastors who confirmed that they talked to Morales
about the allegations that he
was abusing boys.
Police said they then discovered three more victims, who all told similar stories of Morales
sneaking into their bedrooms at night and molesting them.
The alleged abuse occurred at the boys' homes, on camping trips and at the school.
Another father, when questioned by police, told investigators that he
had confronted Morales
, and Morales
asked for the father's forgiveness.
The father told police that Morales
confessed, and he
forgave the man.