Former WJBF VIPIR 6 meteorologist arrested for exploitation of minors
Augusta, Ga. — A former WJBF NewsChannel 6 VIPIR meteorologist was arrested today for sexual assault of children.
According to the jail log from the Augusta-Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect reportedly used Facebook to pose as a younger male to entice a thirteen-year-old girl to send him pictures of a sexual nature in a private message. The suspect reportedly also sent the girl a picture of an adult man’s penis. The incident report does not specify if the penis was his. This incident allegedly took place on February 20.
Kevin Niewood, 27, was arrested by the Augusta-Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and was charged with sexual exploitation of children and electronically furnishing obscene material to a minor.
He is currently being processed to the Augusta-Richmond County Jail.