Timeline: Creflo Dollar’s Fayette County Arrest from Daughter’s 911 Phone Call

The recent accusations against Pastor Creflo Dollar stating that he was involved in a “violent altercation” with his daughter caused quite a stir in the Christian community. Pastor Creflo Dollar was charged with simple battery, family violence, and cruelty to children. Here is a timeline of the key events including recent statements in support of Pastor Dollar.

June 8, 2012 (about 1 a.m.): Pastor Dollar’s daughter calls the police

Pastor Creflo Dollar’s daughter calls the police stating that her father “choked,” “punched” and beat her with a shoe. She tells the 911 operator, “It was not the first time it happened.”

June 8, 2012: Pastor Creflo Dollar arrested

June 9, 2012: Pastor Creflo Dollar releases statement following arrest

After being charged, Pastor Creflo Dollar makes a statement saying, “As a father, I love my children and I always have their best interest at heart at all times, and I would never use my hand to ever cause bodily harm to my children.”

Sunday, June 10, 2012: Pastor Creflo Dollar Speaks at Church

Pastor Dollar addresses thousands of cheering congregants at World Changers Church International where he states, “I should have never been arrested.” He also says the mark on his daughter’s neck “had been there for ten years”  due to eczema. The members of the mega-church gave Pastor Dollar a standing ovation when he stated, “All is well at the Dollar household.”

Dollar also remarked, “I love my children enough to establish proper boundaries and help them make right choices. Taffi and I have the grace to be loving, responsible parents who teach our children the right things, and correct them when they choose incorrectly, and we remain committed to raising our children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. I would never put any fault on my children as Jesus would never have put any fault on me. I love her with all of my heart. ”

June 15, 2012: Rev. Samuel Mosteller releases statement on Creflo Dollar’s arrest

“I think it’s been exaggerated because of who it is,” said Rev. Samuel Mosteller to the reporters on Friday morning. Rev. Mosteller, the president of  the SCLC’s Georgia chapter also stated, “If it was a normal family I don’t think there would’ve been an arrest at all…” Mosteller continued, “We believe the parent was exercising his parental responsibility, as all children cannot be allowed to leave the home when they are underage.”

The 911 Call from June 8, 2012

Pastor Dollar’s Response on Sunday, June 10, 2012