Tommy Callaway has been arrested and charged with misdemeanor sexual battery. Callaway was lately working a race in Savannah, Georgia, when he smacked a reporter named Alex Bozarjian on the bottom whereas she was broadcasting.
A video of the incident went viral, and Twitter customers have been in a position to establish him.
WSAV-TV is reporting that Callaway turned himself in to authorities on Friday, however was launched on a $1,300 bond. He might withstand a yr in jail.
Together with working in gross sales at a tobacco firm, Callaway is a youth group chief at his church and in addition served as a Boy Scout chief.
Final week, he did an interview at WSAV, the place Bozarjian works, and apologized, saying, “Alex, I am sorry. I did not mean to do this. I think you’re a great, great asset to this community and to the local media and to the national media. You’re very talented. You’re an amazing woman from what I’ve gathered, and I apologize.”
In a assertion to CBS Information, Bozarjian mentioned pursuing prison prices, saying, I wish to make it clear that this doesn’t imply I can’t/gained’t forgive him. I hope to get to that time finally, however as in any sexual assault case, it must be on my phrases once I’m prepared.”