Bus driver accused of inappropriately texting girl

Author: Associated Press
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NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) – A Pasco County school bus driver is accused of trying to get a student on his bus to send him nude photos.

Sheriff’s officials say 49-year-old Paul John King was arrested Thursday on charges of using a computer to seduce, solicit or lure a child and transmitting information harmful to a minor. He remained in the Pasco County Jail on Friday and it’s not known whether he’s hired a lawyer.

Officials say King asked the 16-year-old to send him photos and that he sent her graphic sexual texts between Oct. 13 and Nov. 5. Deputies don’t believe the girl sent photos. They’re asking other students who may have been solicited by King to contact the sheriff’s office.

The girl reported the incident to an Anclote High School resource officer.


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