Thursday, May 29, 2014

Joplin High School teacher arrested on sodomy, pornography charges

(From the Joplin Police Department)

Officers with the Southwest Missouri Cyber Crime Task Force received a tip that a Joplin school teacher was sending inappropriate photographs to students.

The Cyber Crimes Task Force began an investigation which lead to the arrest of Jessica Low, 32 years of age from Joplin. Ms. Low was arrested yesterday, May 28, 2014, at 3:50 PM at the Joplin High School 9-10 center which is located at 310 W. 8th.

At this time Low is being held in the Joplin Municipal Jail on probable cause charges of Statutory Sodomy 2nd Degree and Furnishing Pornography to a Minor. Charges have been forwarded to the Jasper County Prosecutor for review.

The investigation is ongoing and two male juvenile victims are being interviewed today at the Children’s Center.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

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