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A local bus driver was arrested on May 30th by the Christian County Sheriff’s Office on charges of Indecent Solicitation of a Child which is a class 3 felony. 43-year old James M. Owens VII was employed by the Durham Bus Service as a school bus driver. Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettlekamp told Regional Radio News about the situation:

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Sheriff Kettlekamp also told Regional Radio News how the investigation began:

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Owens appeared in court Friday. Bond was set at $50,000.00. Again, if you have any additional information, contact the Christian County Sheriff’s Office at 824-4691 or the Illinois State Police Investigations at 782-4750.



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