TOWSON, MD. According to Baltimore County Police a Carroll County teacher who currently works as an aquatics instructor for the Jewish Community Center has been charged with soliciting sex with a child.
Police say that on July 15, detectives from the Crimes Against Children Unit received information about a subject who wanted to purchase a child for a sexual act.
The investigation into this incident has indicated that the suspect wanted to purchase a 16-year-old boy and 15-year-old boy for sex. A detective assumed an undercover identity, posed as a pimp, and began online communication with the suspect. During an online conversation with the suspect, the detective also posed as a 15-year-old boy. The suspect indicated in that conversation that he wanted to engage in a sexual act with the boy.
The undercover detective told the suspect that he could meet the boys in a room at a Baltimore County hotel. When the suspect arrived at the room, he knocked on the door and it was answered by an undercover investigator. The suspect was then taken into custody.
The suspect advised the detectives that he is employed by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore. Beaver worked as an aquatics instructor for the summer camp and has held various positions at both JCC locations — Parks Heights and Owings Mills.
Detectives also discovered that he had been a soccer coach and is a retired Carroll County school teacher.
Held on Bail
The suspect has been identified as 58-year-old Charles David Beaver of the 3000 block of Main Street in Manchester. He has been charged with sexual solicitation of a minor and related charges, and is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $100,000 bail.
This investigation was conducted by Baltimore County detectives and other members of the Maryland Child Exploitation Task Force. The Maryland Child Exploitation Task Force is comprised of Baltimore County Police , FBI and other local jurisdictions.
Detectives do not know if Charles David Beaver actually abused anyone but are asking anyone with information on him to contact police at 410-307-2020.