Child molester accused of touching Lakewood teen - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Child molester accused of touching Lakewood teen

Posted: Updated:

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Pierce County prosecutors say a man who harassed a 14-year-old girl at a bus stop in Lakewood is a convicted child molester who was wearing an electronic monitoring device at the time.

Police say 28-year-old Jon Carrington approached the girl Wednesday as she waited with friends, rubbed her back and put a small baggie of marijuana in her purse. He claimed to be a state Department of Corrections officer who could take her away in handcuffs. He backed off when a passer-by intervened. Police arrested him nearby.

KOMO reports (http://bit.ly/1sl4VeR) he's been charged with felony harassment, communicating with a minor for immoral purposes and assault with sexual motivation.

Carrington pleaded not guilty and is jailed with $500,000 bail. He was convicted in 2010 of child molestation in Pierce County.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Cheney teacher's Twitter thread on letting student sleep goes viral

    Cheney teacher's Twitter thread on letting student sleep goes viral

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:34:14 GMT

    CHENEY, Wash. - A Cheney High School English teacher let a student sleep in his class last week and the thread on Twitter describing the reason has gone viral.  Monte Syrie tweeted the reason he let the student, Meg, sleep in class last week and the thread caught the attention of many.  The thread reads in its entirety here: 

    >>

    CHENEY, Wash. - A Cheney High School English teacher let a student sleep in his class last week and the thread on Twitter describing the reason has gone viral.  Monte Syrie tweeted the reason he let the student, Meg, sleep in class last week and the thread caught the attention of many.  The thread reads in its entirety here: 

    >>
  • Friends remember Spokane man fatally stabbed

    Friends remember Spokane man fatally stabbed

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:05:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Friends and family are devastated and heartbroken over the death of 28-year-old Corey Ward, who was stabbed and slashed by a killer. Ward did not survive and so far, Spokane police haven't made any arrests. It happened on May 17 just before midnight in the 2400 block of West Cleveland in Northwest Spokane.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Friends and family are devastated and heartbroken over the death of 28-year-old Corey Ward, who was stabbed and slashed by a killer. Ward did not survive and so far, Spokane police haven't made any arrests. It happened on May 17 just before midnight in the 2400 block of West Cleveland in Northwest Spokane.

    >>
  • Florida man climbs on playground equipment, tells kids where babies come from

    Florida man climbs on playground equipment, tells kids where babies come from

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:56:04 GMT

    CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. - A 30-year-old Florida man was fined $118 and ordered to stay away from a park after police say the man climbed on playground equipment and yelled at children in the area about where babies come from. Otis Dawayne Ryan was taken into custody on a charge of disorderly conduct around 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon in Clearwater Beach, according to the Tampa Bay Times. 

    >>

    CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. - A 30-year-old Florida man was fined $118 and ordered to stay away from a park after police say the man climbed on playground equipment and yelled at children in the area about where babies come from. Otis Dawayne Ryan was taken into custody on a charge of disorderly conduct around 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon in Clearwater Beach, according to the Tampa Bay Times. 

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Federal board recommends seatbelts on all new school buses

    Federal board recommends seatbelts on all new school buses

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:54:33 GMT

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal transportation panel is recommending to states that all new large school buses be equipped with seatbelts.    The National Transportation Safety Board approved the lap-shoulder seatbelt recommendation Tuesday in Washington.    Chairman Robert Sumwalt said the agency has previously tiptoed around the issue, saying it's time to take a hard stance. 

    >>

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal transportation panel is recommending to states that all new large school buses be equipped with seatbelts.    The National Transportation Safety Board approved the lap-shoulder seatbelt recommendation Tuesday in Washington.    Chairman Robert Sumwalt said the agency has previously tiptoed around the issue, saying it's time to take a hard stance. 

    >>
  • Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home

    Parents go to court to boot 30-year-old son from home

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:51:01 GMT

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - In a real-life case of “Failure to Launch,” an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents’ house after they went to court to have him ejected. Michael Rotondo told the judge he knows his parents want him out of the split-level ranch they share.

    >>

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - In a real-life case of “Failure to Launch,” an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents’ house after they went to court to have him ejected. Michael Rotondo told the judge he knows his parents want him out of the split-level ranch they share.

    >>
  • Avista announces $165 million plan to install smart meters in Spokane homes

    Avista announces $165 million plan to install smart meters in Spokane homes

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:01:03 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - By 2022, Avista Utilities says 450,000 homes in the Spokane area will have smart meters. The announcement for the $165 million plan to replace the old meters was made Monday. “We believe it's time,” said Director of Electrical Engineering, Josh DiLuciano. “Avista is not the first to do this. About 60 percent of the meters in the United States are already changed out and that's about 76 million meters. So Avista is really ready to 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - By 2022, Avista Utilities says 450,000 homes in the Spokane area will have smart meters. The announcement for the $165 million plan to replace the old meters was made Monday. “We believe it's time,” said Director of Electrical Engineering, Josh DiLuciano. “Avista is not the first to do this. About 60 percent of the meters in the United States are already changed out and that's about 76 million meters. So Avista is really ready to 

    >>