Police have arrested a lady they are saying engaged in sexual conduct with a 13-year-old she was counseling, information retailers report.
Payton Shires, 24, is charged with one depend of sexual conduct with a minor, in response to courtroom data.
McClatchy Information reached out to an lawyer representing Shires however didn’t instantly obtain a response.
The alleged incidents occurred in September, simply months after Shires acquired her social work license in June, data present.
Shires was working as a social employee when she was assigned to offer counseling to a 13-year-old boy, police mentioned, in response to WBNS.
The boy’s mother instructed police she noticed textual content messages between him and Shires. Court docket data say that within the texts, Shires requested the boy if he deleted movies and if his mother had seen the movies or their messages, WCMH reported.
After studying the texts, the mom was involved. She gave the telephone to investigators, and once they searched it, they are saying they discovered a video of Shires and the boy partaking in intercourse acts, WSYX reported. Police say the boy instructed them they’d engaged in intercourse acts no less than twice.
On a name with investigators and the boy’s mother, police say Shires admitted to partaking in sexual acts with the boy, in response to WBNS.
Police say Shires was previously employed with the Nationwide Youth Advocate Program, WCMH reported. McClatchy Information reached out to the group however didn’t instantly hear again.
The NYAP instructed WSYX that it’s cooperating with investigators however, for confidentiality causes, mentioned it couldn’t share when Shires stopped working for the group.
“Defending youngsters is everybody’s duty. The Nationwide Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) is saddened by the scenario involving one in every of our former workers and a youngster served by our group. NYAP has reported the scenario to Franklin County Youngsters Providers (FCCS) and is collaborating with them and the Columbus Police Division on this case,” the corporate mentioned in a press release, in response to the TV station.
Shires was booked into the Franklin County Jail Oct. 6 and given a $500,085 bond, courtroom data present. She is ready to look in courtroom Oct. 16.
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