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Lincoln City pastor denied conditional release

Lincoln County Jail cell
A cell in the Lincoln County Jail

Mitchell Houston Conte, a Lincoln City pastor who was indicted on seven felony sex charges in June, was denied conditional release Monday by Judge Sheryl Bachart at the Lincoln County Courthouse.

Mitch Conte sex abuse Lincoln City
Mitchell Houston Conte

“Conte’s attorney made a motion for conditional release which the Judge denied,” Deputy District Attorney Christine Herrman said. “He will stay in custody with $200,000 bail.”

Thomas J Elliot
Attorney Thomas J Elliot

Bachart denied the motion made from Conte’s privately retained Tuallatin-based attorney, Thomas J. Elliot, at Monday’s pretrial release hearing.

According to court documents, Conte may appear via video while in custody and his attorney will appear by phone.

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