Police: Pastor Precie Guerrier arraigned in beating of 12-year old son

A Stamford pastor is facing charges for allegedly beating his 12-year-old son because he was acting out in school. Precie Guerrier, a pastor at a

Precie Guerrier, a pastor at a Haitian church in Port Chester, was arraigned today in a Stamford court

Precie Guerrier, a pastor at a Haitian church in Port Chester, was arraigned today in a Stamford court (12/18/13)

A Stamford pastor is facing charges for allegedly beating his 12-year-old son because he was acting out in school.

Precie Guerrier, a pastor at a Haitian church in Port Chester, was arraigned today in a Stamford court. Police say Guerrier beat his 12-year-old son for an hour to discipline him for bad grades and poor behavior in school.

Police say Guerrier's son ran away into the night with no coat. However, his parents didn't call authorities to report his absence until the next morning.

They say they found the boy in a local library with bumps and bruises on his arm.

The judge today ordered Geurrier out of his home and away from his son until his next court date at the end of January

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