POSTED: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 11:39am
UPDATED: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 6:37pm
RUSK COUNTY — The West Rusk teacher arrested on child porn charges has bond and has been released from the Rusk County Jail.
On May 5, 2011, Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigators executed an arrest warrant for suspect Jerry Vinson, 54, of Henderson, pursuant of a criminal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. The arrest warrant was issued by Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Judge Joe Sorrells.
On May 6, 2011, at approximately 10:45am, Jerry Vinson was arraigned by Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Judge Joe Sorrells. Vinson was charged with Possession of Child Pornography, a felony of the third degree punishable by up to ten years confinement in the Texas Department of Corrections. Vinson’s bond was set at 15,000, with conditions. Vinson currently remains in the Rusk County Jail.
Jerry Vinson is employed as a teacher and bus driver with the West Rusk Independent School District.
From Rusk County Sheriff's Office