GROVE CITY, OH (WCMH) – Central Crossing High School’s Director of Bands was arrested Thursday, accused of having nude images of a minor student.
According to a complaint filed with the Franklin County Municipal Court, 40-year-old Keith Hallas received nude images of a 17-year-old on May 11, 2016. The complaint said he admitted to receiving the images during an interview with a police detective.
According to a message sent to parents by Central Crossing Principal Dr. Jill Burke, a teacher was taken into custody on a charge of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor Thursday and was immediately placed on unpaid administrative leave.
Hallas is being held in the Franklin County Jail on a charge of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor. He is due in court Friday morning.