Johnthony Walker arrested on rape charge in Nashville

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Johnthony Walker is behind bars again, this time in Nashville, after being arrested and charged with aggravated statutory rape.

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office says he was booked around 9:45 p.m. Thursday.

Nashville Police tweeted that Walker is accused of engaging in sex with a 14 year old girl at the local home where he was staying.

His bond is $340,000 and he is awaiting trial for this felony charge.

Newschannel 5 in Nashville was there as Walker was walked into the jail.

Walker was driving a school bus in Chattanooga when it crashed, killing six Woodmore Elementary School children. He was sentenced earlier this year.

UPDATE: Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office Communications Director Melydia Clewell tells News 12 the district attorney is considering asking for his bond to be revoked.

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