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Former bus driver charged for soliciting young boys


Christian County – A man accused of soliciting young boys has been charged.


The Christian County Sheriffs Department says 43 year old James Owens was formally charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Police say Owens had sex with a 16 year old and he was soliciting sexual favors from others over Facebook.


Owens is a former bus driver, fire fighter, and chaplain. The Sheriff's Department asks any other victims of Owens' to come forward. Owens bond is set at 1-hundred thousand dollars.           

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