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Bayside pastor sentenced to five years in jail for sex abuse

Dozens of supports file out of the courtroom after the verdict. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Queens Supreme Court Justice Barry Krohn sentenced the Rev. Phillip Joubert to a five-year prison sentence Thursday after the pastor of the Community Baptist Church in Bayside was convicted last month of sexually abusing his teenage daughter in the summer of 2009.

Joubert, 50, admitted to inappropriate contact with the young girl when he was arrested in November of that year by NYPD Queens Special Victims Squad detectives. He was acquitted of rape and incest charges during his trial last month.

Krohn handed Joubert a five-year sentence for sexual abuse as well as endangering the welfare of a child.

Joubert will have three years of post-release supervision upon completing his sentence and will be required to register as a sex offender.

Reach reporter Rich Bockmann by e-mail at rbockmann@cnglocal.com or by phone at 718-260-4574.

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m says:
this whole thing is ridiculous key factor were left out

this was about the mother not about the child and it sad that a christian mother would do this and bring turmoil to a what was a beautiful family
Dec. 18, 2011, 7:28 pm
see says:
15 with a child

son in foster care because he didnt want to agree with the lies. when you saw one twin you saw the other so where was he when this all supposedly took place

why was mom taking domestic violence classes

why are the other 2 sons not wanting to be with their mom

just some things to look at
Dec. 18, 2011, 7:31 pm
IT from Bayside says:
(TO THE PREVIOUS TWO COMMENTS)Phillip Joubert admitted to inappropriate contact with his daughter (his baby girl) when he was arrested in November -
WHAT PART DON'T YOU UNDERSTAND? - THE WIFE DIDN'T DO ANYTHING BUT PROTECT HER CHILD - HE DIDN'T!
Dec. 20, 2011, 4:31 pm
brainwashedpeoplerlost from baysidequeensneck says:
all of the comments before "IT" are all for fathers raping their kiddos and getting away with it as nothing because he is a MAN OF GAWD and you betta not TOUCH HIM! get real already - these people look like pure fools the way they're sniffing this pervert's behind.... just listen to them. sit back and read their nonsense! "m" said what mother would BRING TURMOIL - huh????? ah "m" THE FATHER is the one who committed the crime you fool! wake up!! i hope "m" and "see" have no children and will never have any we see already what you are going to let happen to yours...... fake "spiritual" leaders being led by the spirits of perversion and you people are bashing the mother and the child. sick, sick, sick, sick, sick......... brainwashed.... drink poison with jim jones and see where it gets you.
Dec. 21, 2011, 12:36 am
CF from Bayside says:
This Pastor should never be in any position of responsibility in a Church ever again.
Jan. 2, 2012, 8:55 am

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