JACKSON, Ohio (WSAZ) – A person working as a faculty aide at a Christian college in Jackson, Ohio has been arrested on accusations he solicited and despatched nude images to college students, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Workplace confirms.
Joseph Ok. Lewis, 48, of Wellston was arrested on Jan. 6 after an investigation revealed he requested, shared, and seen nude images with minors whereas employed at Christian Life Academy.
In response to the sheriff’s workplace, victims declare Lewis used textual content messaging, a chat in a online game, in addition to social media platforms reminiscent of Snap Chat, TikTok and others.
Deputies have searched Lewis’s computer systems, video gaming programs, social media accounts, and cellphone.
Deputies additionally interviewed a number of college students, adults, and faculty workers, in addition to Lewis, previous to the arrest.
Lewis has been charged with disseminating materials dangerous to juveniles, a fourth-degree felony.
He waived his preliminary listening to in Jackson County Municipal Court docket on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
The case has been certain over to the Jackson County Widespread Pleas Court docket, the place a future Grand Jury will take into account indictment for extra fees.
Lewis is now not employed by the college.
Lewis stays incarcerated on the Jackson County Correctional Facility.
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