Of­fi­cer charged with send­ing sex­u­ally ex­plicit texts

Baltimore Sun - - NEWS - By Jes­sica An­der­son jkan­der­son@balt­sun.com twit­ter.com/jan­ders5

A Baltimore po­lice of­fi­cer was charged this week with ex­chang­ing sex­u­ally ex­plicit mes­sages with a 15-year-old boy in Penn­syl­va­nia.

Of­fi­cer Timothy Rae Ge­orge III, 22, a mem­ber of the depart­ment for two years as­signed to the Northeast District, was charged with dis­sem­i­na­tion of ex­plicit ma­te­ri­als to a mi­nor, sex­ual abuse of a child, and un­law­ful con­tact with a mi­nor in York County, Pa.

North­ern York County Re­gional Po­lice were called to the boy’s house in Jack­son Town­ship af­ter his fa­ther found the boy and Ge­orge were hav­ing phone con­ver­sa­tions on Sept. 21, ac­cord­ing to court doc­u­ments.

Ge­orge, who lives in the 3200 block of Bay­onne Ave. in Baltimore, was charged on Wed­nes­day.

Ge­orge and the boy had phone and text con­ver­sa­tions, af­ter meet­ing on Face­book at the end of Au­gust. Ge­orge had at­tended a foot­ball game with the boy at Spring Grove High School in York County, the doc­u­ments said.

The boy told po­lice he had sent Ge­orge a video of him­self mas­tur­bat­ing and pic­tures of him­self. Po­lice said Ge­orge and the boy dis­cussed the teen send­ing pic­tures and videos in phone con­ver­sa­tions. They also dis­cussed mar­riage in the texts, po­lice said. The York po­lice are not al­leg­ing sex­ual phys­i­cal con­tact. The abuse charge re­lates to the video and pic­tures.

Ge­orge has been sus­pended with­out pay pend­ing the out­come of the charges, a Baltimore Po­lice Depart­ment spokesman said. Reached by phone, Ge­orge de­clined to com­ment on the charges.

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