Security guard at Rochester school accused of sending explicit photos to student

ROCHESTER, Mich. (WXYZ) - A security guard at Stoney Creek High School in Rochester is facing charges he sent explicit photos to a 15-year-old female student at the school.

Twenty-three-year-old Benjamin Thomas Lawrence is accused of texting photos of his genitals to the unidentified girl. He has been charged with one count of Distributing Sexually Explicit, Visual or Verbal Matter to Children.

The Oakland County Prosecutor's Office has also authorized an additional charge of 2nd degree criminal sexual conduct in the case.

Lawrence was arraigned on December 19. He has been given a $25,000 personal bond.

Lawrence has been ordered to stay away from any Rochester Community School District property. He has also been ordered to have no contact with the victim and to have no unsupervised contact with any minor. 

Sheriff's Detectives believe there are other victims in the case. They are asking anyone with information to call them at (248) 858-4911.

Lawrence is due back in court on January 14, 2014.

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