Dyersburg treatment facility personnel accused in rape of Nashville 17-calendar year-previous previous patient

DYERSBURG, Tenn. (WKRN) — A team member at the McDowell Middle for Young children, a residential remedy facility in Dyersburg, was charged with two counts of statutory rape by an authority determine for driving to Nashville to have sexual intercourse with a 17-calendar year-aged previous affected individual.

According to Metro Law enforcement, 29-yr-old 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 middle in June.

The investigation began immediately after the boy’s mom and dad caught Shelton acquiring sex with their son in their property on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 21. Detectives acquired that Shelton frequented with the teen after just before when his moms and dads have been at perform on July 1 and also engaged in sexual intercourse with him then.

Concerning June 15 and July 21, Shelton and the teen reportedly exchanged far more than 8,900 textual content messages and built 182 telephone phone calls to each individual other. Shelton is alleged to have been in a supervisory job and in a place of have confidence in about the teen when he was in the facility and utilized that to initiate a sexual relationship with him immediately after he was discharged.

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