A teacher at Hopkins County Central High School has been arrested on the charge of Sexual Abuse after an alleged incident involving a student, according to the sheriff's office.
On Monday, the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office said that 55-year-old James P. Larson had been arrested and charged with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree.
The sheriff's office says it was contacted by the Hopkins County Board of Education back on Thursday in reference to an incident that had happened the day before at Hopkins County Central High School.
Larson, an educator with the school, is accused of committing the offense of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree against an underage student in the incident, according to HCSO.
Police say they took a potentially dangerous sexual predator off the streets when they arrested 20-year-old Calvin Browning of Nortonville, Kentucky.
Madisonville police say the investigation started when they received a report of a sexual abuse incident involving a juvenile.
Police say that during the investigation, it was found that 20-year-old Calvin Browning had sexually abused two different juvenile victims.
MPD says Browning admitted to those crimes during an interview with detectives.
According to police, Browning also had material on his phone that was deemed to be a sexual performance by a juvenile between 12 and 17 years old.
According to the complaint warrant issued by police, Poole admitted to searching for the video on his work computer, then displayed it to the 11 students — ranging from ages 14 to 17 — in his classroom. Poole appeared in court Tuesday to face 11 charges of distributing obscene material to minors, a class A misdemeanor, punishable by 90 days to one year in prison and a fine of up to $500. He is scheduled to appear in court again on Sept. 7.
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