Jewish Community Center aquatics instructor held on sexual solicitation of a child charges

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.