College Dean Among 14 Arrested Under Suspicion Of Child Abuse
A state college senior member was among 14 men captured for assault violations against youngsters during a four-day sting activity in south Georgia, the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.
Keith Walters, 44, was put on authoritative leave from his activity as a science educator at Valdosta State University (VSU) and was deprived of his title as Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, the Valdosta Daily Times announced.
He was accused of three checks of vulgar web contact with a youngster and one tally of physical assault of kids utilizing a PC gadget to lure, tempt or request a kid, the paper announced.
Walters and the other 13 men were captured between February 6 and February 9 as a feature of Operation Broken Arrow, a joint activity between 18 law implementation offices, including the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).
Lindsay Marchant, the right-hand specialist for the GBI, said nine of the fourteen were charged under a human dealing rule. The men started talking with covert operators in web visit rooms and other online spots, she stated. In the long run, the discussion went to assault, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution revealed.