Kalamazoo pastor charged with human trafficking, child sex abuse


August 24, 2020

By Ryan Boldrey

The Rev. Stricjavvar Strickland, of Kalamazoo’s Second Baptist Church, has been charged with 11 felony criminal sexual charges.

He had a warrant issued for his arrest Friday, Aug. 21.

According to court records, Strickland was yet to turn himself in as of Monday, Aug. 24.

Strickland faces 11 felony charges, including two counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct on a student, one on a person age 13-15 and one by force or coercion.

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