December 8, 2013
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports the apprehension of a suspect for a lewd and lascivious conduct on a victim less than 16 years of age.
Washington County Sheriff’s Office investigators, in conjunction with Chipley Police Department and Bay County Sheriff’s Office, recently participated in an internet investigation which resulted in the overnight arrest of a Georgia teaching instructor for attempting to solicit a sexual encounter with a 15 year old male.
James Arthur Bostock, 49 year old white male of Hephzibah, GA
• Lewd and Lascivious Victim Under 16 years of age
Bostock, who was employed by Georgia Education Technology Center, was in the area on business when he was arrested at his Comfort Inn Suites hotel room in the course of arranging the sexual encounter with the minor male.
Bostock is currently in being held at the Washington County Jail on a $25,000 bond.