A Trinity High School employee has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a disabled student.
Dennis Ray Johnson, age 66, has been charged with one count of Felony Indecent Liberties with a Student by School Personnel other Than a Teacher, School Administrator, Student Teacher, School Safety Officer or Coach.
Johnson has also been charged with one count of Assault on an Individual with Disabilities.
Johnson was given a $5,000 secured bond and was remanded to the Randolph County Jail.
According to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page, the investigation into inappropriate behavior by an employee began on Thursday, December 20, 2018.
“The alleged incident took place on a school bus on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 19, 2018. The employee was interviewed and admitted to the incident. As a result of the investigation charges were filed against the former employee,” the Facebook post said.
Warrant information lists Johnson has acted in the capacity of both a bus driver and a custodian.
Neither the school nor the district issued a statement.