Registered Sex Offender Arrested on Child Obscenity Charges

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A registered sex offender living in the Sissonville area was arrested Wednesday after police say he touched himself inappropriately in front of three young girls getting off of a school bus.

John Rowe, 40, is charged with three felony counts of displaying obscene matter to a minor.

According to the criminal complaint, Rowe admitted to waiting for the girls to get off a school bus and touched himself inappropriately from his window as they walked home.

Rowe was taken to the South Central Regional Jail. His bond was set at $25,0000.

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