Moore County school bus driver facing sex charge

Troy Jareau Thomas (Image courtesy Moore County Sheriff's Office)

September 12, 2013 1:41:01 PM PDT
A Moore County school bus driver is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a child under the age of 16.

Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey said his deputies were alerted to the case by the child's parents after finding sexually explicit messages on a cell phone.

Deputies and Moore County School Police arrested Troy Jareau Thomas, 25, of Gaines Street, Aberdeen. He's charged with felony indecent liberties with a child, one count of felony soliciting a child by computer, and one count of sexual battery.

Bond was set at $75,000.

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