Religious sect member accused of child rape wants judge to drop bond

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A member of a New Mexico religious sect who is accused of child rape is asking a judge to drop his bond.

The Cibola County Sheriff’s Office arrested Peter Green and several other members of the aggressive Christianity group south of Gallup after former members reported them.

Green’s bond was set at $500,000 cash or surety, meaning he would need $50,000 to get out.

This week, green filed a motion requesting relief from requirements to post bond. He says he’s not a flight risk and doesn’t have the money.

It’s unclear when the motion will be heard. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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