Former school maintenance employee facing charges

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 8:37 am

A former member of the Lincoln County R-III School District maintenance staff has been charged with first degree statutory sodomy

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and first degree child molestation, according to charges filed by the Lincoln County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.

James Isom, 61, of Troy, allegedly inappropriately touched a 10-year-old girl at his home in Troy. The incident occurred on April 23, according to court records. Police were contacted by the victim’s mother.

His bond has been set at $50,000 cash only.

Those charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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