Jackson Co. pastor arrested for sexual abuse of a child

By Steffany Means
March 29, 2016

Jeffrey Allen Elkins


A Jackson County pastor was arrested Monday night for sexual abuse of a child charges.

Jeffrey Allen Elkins, 55 of Bridgeport, has been arrested on a seven-count grand jury indictment.

Elkins is facing five counts of sexual abuse of a child less than 12-years-old and two counts of enticing a child for immoral purposes. 

He is a pastor at a church in Bridgeport.

Elkins is currently in the Jackson County jail. At this time, there is no word on bail.


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