Police: Huntington Station pastor arrested for sexually abusing 15-year-old girl

Police say Clinton Bucknor sent an inappropriate photo and text to the minor and had sexual contact with the teenager in the basement of the church in March 2024.

News 12 Staff

May 9, 2024, 9:23 PM

Updated 11 days ago

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A 71-year-old Huntington Station pastor was arrested Thursday for sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl, Suffolk County police say.
Police say Clinton Bucknor sent an inappropriate photo and text to the minor and had sexual contact with the teenager in the basement of the church in March 2024.
Bucknor works at the Huntington Seventh-Day Adventist Church. He has been charged with sexual abuse, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal solicitation.
Bucknor will be held overnight and is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday.
Detectives are asking anyone with additional information or believes they are a victim to call the Special Victims Section at 631-852-6531.


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