Nathan Rieger, 53, right, stands next to defense investigator Robert O’Day in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. Rieger is on trial over accusations that he arranged to meet with a minor for a sexual act in Arroyo Grande. Rieger was formerly a pastor at Winnipeg Centre Vineyard Church in Canada.
Nathan Rieger, 53, right, stands next to defense investigator Robert O’Day in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. Rieger is on trial over accusations that he arranged to meet with a minor for a sexual act in Arroyo Grande. Rieger was formerly a pastor at Winnipeg Centre Vineyard Church in Canada. Joe Johnston jjohnston@thetribunenews.com
Nathan Rieger, 53, right, stands next to defense investigator Robert O’Day in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. Rieger is on trial over accusations that he arranged to meet with a minor for a sexual act in Arroyo Grande. Rieger was formerly a pastor at Winnipeg Centre Vineyard Church in Canada. Joe Johnston jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

Matt Fountain is The Tribune’s courts and investigations reporter. A San Diego native, Fountain graduated from Cal Poly’s journalism department in 2009 and cut his teeth at the San Luis Obispo New Times before joining The Tribune as a crime and breaking news reporter in 2014.