ASHEBORO, N.C. -- Detectives in Randolph County say a former school employee is facing charges for sending obscene images and soliciting a teenager online.
On Monday, the Internet Crimes Against Children and School Resource Officers Division charged Michael Ray Parker, 41, with:
- 2 counts: Disseminating Obscene Material to Minor
- 1 count: Solicit Child by Computer
Investigators said in a news release that one victim who Parker tried to solicit online is a 13-year-old girl.
The task force also received help from Randolph County Schools in Parker's arrest.
Tim Moody with RCS confirmed to WFMY News 2 that Michael Ray Parker was a Student Advocate at Southwestern Randolph Middle School. Moody also said Parker submitted his resignation, effective immediately.
Parker is in the Randolph County Jail under a $35,000 bond.