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Dyersburg treatment facility employee accused in rape of Nashville 17-year-aged former affected individual

DYERSBURG, Tenn. (WKRN) — A personnel member at the McDowell Center for Small children, a residential cure facility in Dyersburg, was billed with two counts of statutory rape by an authority figure for driving to Nashville to have sex with a 17-year-aged previous patient.

In accordance to Metro Law enforcement, 29-year-aged Lindsay Shelton was arrested Wednesday in Dyersburg and was introduced to Nashville on Friday afternoon. Investigators say Shelton drove to Nashville on two occasions to have sexual intercourse with the teen, who was discharged from the center in June.

The investigation commenced immediately after the boy’s parents caught Shelton obtaining sex with their son in their property on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 21. Detectives learned that Shelton frequented with the teenager once ahead of when his mom and dad had been at operate on July 1 and also engaged in sexual intercourse with him then.

Concerning June 15 and July 21, Shelton and the teen reportedly exchanged extra than 8,900 textual content messages and produced 182 mobile phone calls to every single other. Shelton is alleged to have been in a supervisory role and in a placement of trust around the teenager though he was in the facility and made use of that to initiate a sexual connection with him soon after he was discharged.

Shelton is remaining held in Metro Jail in lieu of $40,000 bond.