Former Olathe school bus driver faces child sex charge
05/01/2014 10:59 AM
05/01/2014 11:00 AM
A former school bus driver in Olathe has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a child.
Authorities said that the charge against 51-year-old Philip Wesley Brown did not involve a student related to his job.
The charge filed in Johnson County District Court accuses Brown of fondling a child born in 2007. The alleged crime occurred in February in Olathe.
Brown was arrested and made his first appearance in court Wednesday. A judge set his bond at $50,000. He remained in custody Thursday.
The bus company reported that Brown was terminated last month after company officials learned of the allegations.
Tony Rizzo, email@example.com
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