Two Sentenced for Child Sex Crimes

28 year old William Carlton Lewis and 37 year old Josie Ashlia Taylor pled guilty to child molestation charges in Glynn County Superior Court last week. Lewis, a former Altama Elementary school teacher,  pled to two counts of sexual battery against a child under 16, but under the first-offender statute, received two concurrent five-year probation sentences and a $1,500 fine. Taylor, a former day care center operator, pled to failure to report suspected child abuse and received two consecutive one-year probation sentences and fines totaling $1,500.