NORTH VERNON, Ind. – Columbus North High School drama teacher John Johnson was arrested by Jennings County deputies on charges of Level 4 felony child solicitation and Level 6 felony disseminating harmful material to a minor after law enforcement learned he was having inappropriate conversations with a 14-year old boy. During that conversation, authorities say, Johnson, 52, arranged to meet with the minor for the purpose of having a sexual relationship.
Johnson, captured on video by Predator Catchers Indianapolis, was arrested after arriving at a predetermined location at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Johnson was taken into custody without incident and interviewed regarding the communication, and was bonded out of Jennings County Jail after posting $2,555 bond.