A Robertson County School Resource Officer has been charged with sexual battery by an authority figure.
Charles Logan Abernathy, a SRO at East Robertson High School was arrested in Portland, Tennessee on Friday, TBI agents said. He’s facing five counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.
TBI said since Aug. 11, Abernathy committed sexual battery of a minor while on-duty as a police officer and while serving as the minor’s School Resource Officer.
Abernathy was arrested by TBI Special Agents, assisted by the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team and the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office.
He was booked into Robertson County Jail on a $200,000 bond.