FORMER Rader chaplain ordered to trial

Wednesday, August 22nd 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ A Tulsa County judge has ordered a former detention center chaplain to face trial on a charge of sexually abusing three teen-agers.

Bill Wilson Story, 66, an ex-chaplain at the Lloyd E. Rader Center, will stand trial on three sex abuse counts. A fourth count against Story was dismissed.

The only witnesses at Tuesday's preliminary hearing were three girls who had lived in the same cottage at Rader and who accused Story of having sexual contact with them last year.

Defense lawyer Joe White Jr. categorized the testimony as ``unworthy of belief'' and unsupported by any medical evidence. He said the entire case should be thrown out because the ``stories are so inconsistent.''

Story was charged June 18 and was released from jail on $200,000 bail. He was fired from Rader on April 30. He had been employed there as a chaplain since 1996.