A former Ohio colleges superintendent was arrested in West Virginia for allegedly luring two kids in his automobile, police stated.
William J. Morrison III, 59, of Huntington, was charged with two felony counts of kidnapping, based on the Huntington Police Department.
The ex-school chief allegedly approached a 9-year-old boy and a 12-year-old lady in his automobile on Aug. 17 and supplied every of them $20 to babysit his 4-year-old daughter, based on a felony grievance.
The kids hopped into the automobile and Morrison drove off, stopping at one level and asking the 9-year-old to get out of the automobile to test the tires. When the boy bought out, Morrison drove away with the 12-year-old lady nonetheless inside, the grievance stated.
When the lady began sobbing, Morrison upped his supply to $100, cops stated.
The lady was finally capable of open the passenger door and flee just a few blocks later.
Neither of the youngsters was injured.
Police executed two search warrants at Morrison’s residence in Huntington the place he was arrested and at one other house in close by Barboursville. He is at present being held with out bond on the Western Regional Jail.
Morrison was fired as superintendent of the Hamilton Local School District — simply south of Columbus, Ohio — in 2017 when he plead responsible to a misdemeanor drug cost after police discovered crack cocaine in his automobile.
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