Deputies arrest Wellston man accused of inappropriate habits with kids: An space college aide has been arrested on accusations that he requested, shared and seen nude pictures to and with a number of youth, whereas employed at Christian Life Academy in Jackson.
Joseph Okay. Lewis, 48, of Wellston, was arrested on January 6 after a swift investigation revealed wrongdoing. Deputies interviewed a number of college students, adults and college employees, in addition to Lewis previous to the arrest.
Victims declare that Lewis used textual content messaging; a chat in a online game, in addition to the social media platforms of Snap Chat, TikTok and others, soliciting and sending nude pictures and movies.
Deputies gained search warrants for Lewis’s computer systems, video gaming programs, social media accounts, in addition to his mobile phone to assist within the investigation’s assortment of proof, which continues.
Lewis has been charged with disseminating materials dangerous to juveniles, a fourth-degree felony. He waived his preliminary listening to in Jackson County Municipal Courtroom on Tuesday, January 17. The case has been certain over to the Jackson County Widespread Pleas Courtroom, the place a future Grand Jury will think about indictment for extra prices.
Lewis is now not employed by the college.
Lewis stays incarcerated on the Jackson County Correctional Facility