NOTE: The following story is from Knoxville TV WATE. It does not mention which Roane State Campus the incident happened. However, from the photo credited from the Campbell County Sheriffs Department, we are assuming it occurred at the Campbell County Campus.
A Roane State Community College campus police officer was arrested and charged with statutory rape by an authority figure Friday.
Justin Willoughby, 27, was arrested and charged with two counts of statutory rape by an authority figure Friday. According to court documents, Willoughby used his authority to accomplish sexual conduct with a minor under the age of 18 in his office in October of 2018.
According to a spokesperson for Roane County Community College, the incident was reported to local authorities who then contacted the college in October as part of the investigation. Willoughby was placed on administrative leave, removed from campus and later resigned. READ MORE HERE