Another Charge Filed Against Skelly Administrator
|Updated: 5/18/2010 10:40 am
||Published: 5/17/2010 4:31 pm
Update--Yerton's attorney Richard O'Carroll says Yerton has turned himself into authorities and is being held in the Tulsa County Jail.
O'Carroll says he will file a motion for an unlawful bond.
Tulsa, OK-The Tulsa County District Attorney filed another count of lewd molestation against Skelly Elementary Assistant Principal Robert Yerton Jr.
Court records show Yerton's fifth charge accuses him of molesting a 7-year-old boy during the 2001-2002 school year at Disney Elementary.
Records show Yerton is accused of molesting the boy in the bathroom by rubbing and touching the alleged victim's private parts and buttocks with his hand.
Yerton faces three counts of lewd molestation also involving a 6-year-old boy and 8-year-old boy at Skelly Elementary during the fall of 2009.
He is also charged with two counts of child sex abuse involving an underage boy at his home.
Yerton bonded out jail last Tuesday on $150,000. Records show Yerton's new bond is set for $500,000.
Another search warrant was filed today. Police are searching for personnel records and his laptop computer at the Garnett Church of Christ where he was Sunday school teacher. Records show Yerton was terminated from the position a few years ago.
Tulsa Public Schools says it is currently in the process of terminating Yerton. He has been with the district since 1993.
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