A Raleigh man is facing multiple child sex crime charges involving a girl under 15 years old, according to arrest warrants.
Jonathan Ross Carroll, 32, of the 5400 block of Otters Run Court is facing felony counts of indecent liberties with a child, statutory rape of a child 15 years of age or younger, and statutory sex offense with a child 15 years of age or younger.
According to the warrant, the crimes occurred over a period of time lasting from Jan. 1, 2016 to Jan. 31 of this year and then again from Feb. 1 until Feb. 28.
Carroll previously received probation in a misdemeanor sexual battery case in June 2012, criminal records show.
Carroll is being held in the Wake County Detention Center under a $4.1 million bond.
He’s scheduled to make his first court appearance today.
LEX 18 has learned more about the Iowa couple killed in a small plane crash in Western Kentucky last week.
Pilot Dominic Giametta, 69, and his 55-year-old wife, Dr. Dianne Giametta, died in a crash Friday near Hopkinsville.
Friends of the Giamettas told LEX 18 that the couple was well-known in the quad cities area.
Dr. Dianna Giametta was an OB-GYN. Co-workers told LEX 18 they were very upset to hear about her death and her patients said she was the kind of doctor a patient could look forward to seeing.
“She talked to you and made you feel almost like you were the only person there,” her patient Aimee Shumaker said.
The FAA is investigating the cause of the crash, and FAA officials say that weather or possible mechanical failure could have contributed to the crash.
A man wanted in connection with a shooting on Centre Parkway was apprehended in Nicholasville Tuesday.
Lexington Police say that Luok “Lucky” Tuach, 32, was charged with Assault 1st.
They say that around 7:53 p.m. on April 22, officers were dispatched to Centre Parkway in Lexington where a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.
He was transported to UK Hospital and was able to speak with officers.
Tuach was booked in the Jessamine County Detention Center.
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing person.
Authorities say, Willie Herman Toomer, 78, of Huger, was last seen on Sunday, May 14.
We’re told Toomer often walks the roads near his home, taking small steps while dragging his feet.
He is described as an African-American man, standing at 6’0, weighing about 160 pounds. Toomer does have special needs.
If you have any information, contact the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office at 843-719-4465.
Boone County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a Union man Monday for taking nude photos of a juvenile girl while she changed clothes in a restroom and then uploaded them to a website.
A press released from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office said that 53-year-old Mark Fowler uploaded the photos of the unknowing juvenile girl to a SmugMug online account.
He is charged with four counts of Promoting a sexual performance by a minor and four counts of Possess/view of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. Additionally, detectives served a search warrant on the premises and seized electronic media to be examined.
He is in the Boone County Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.
Four people are facing murder charges in Nelson County following the shooting death of a Bardstown teenager.
Police have now released what they think lead to the altercation.
They believe the shooting happened because of a botched drug deal.
The family of the victim, Cameron Williamson, believes he was set up.
Police were called to a convenience store around one Monday morning on East Stephen Foster Avenue where they found Williamson dead inside a car.
The four people charged in his death are Aleyis Paige Gribbins, Shanontay Jemare Adams, Torique Shawne Griffin, and Damion Paul Murphy.
Williamson was a junior at Bardstown High School.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 20-year-old man in Franklin.
Parents of Michael Doherty called police Sunday and reported their son had not returned home.
Police said search crews include members of the Massachusetts Environmental Police and the Metro-LEC, a consortium of more than 45 local police departments and law enforcement agencies.
Police said the search and rescue effort was still very active as of 2 p.m. Monday. No foul play is suspected in the case.
Doherty, a 2015 graduate of Xaverian High School and current Duke University student, was last seen in the Phyllis Lane area at 1:30 a.m. Police said he had been attending a gathering with some friends.
Friends said he was completely coherent when he left the gathering on foot.
He was wearing a blue t-shirt with a Nike symbol, black pants and sneakers.
Doherty is a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall with brown hair and brown eyes.
A reverse 911 call was initiated to residents in the area.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 508-528-1212.
People living on a Georgetown Street are disturbed after learning that one of their neighbors has been charged with 100 counts of child porn.
Investigators told LEX 18 that the man arrested was a respiratory therapist at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.
According to the arrest citation, 44-year-old Chad Rickman was charged with the 100 counts after Cyber Crimes investigators located a hard drive and two flash drives containing thousands of images and videos of children in sexual performances.
“It’s disturbing because,” said neighbor Ann West. “You have no idea, it seems like everyone on the street is friendly and good and you have no idea.”
The Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care’s records show that Rickman is not currently under disciplinary action nor has he had complaints or investigations before the board in the past.
Rickman is in the Scott County Jail. He is supposed to be arraigned Tuesday at one.