Trinity Police arrest man for child sex crimes

Charles Stewart
Charles Stewart

TRINITY, TX (KTRE) - By Jena Johnson - email

TRINITY, TX (KTRE) - Trinity Police arrested a man Thursday afternoon and charged him with one count of child pornography and one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

According to Trinity Police Chief Steve Jones, Charles Stewart, 27, has worked as a TDCJ prison guard for five years at Eastham, located in Weldon, 15 miles west of Trinity.

Thursday afternoon Trinity and Lufkin PD searched Stewart's residence off of Pagota Street in the eastern side of Trinity.

Jones said Lufkin PD investigator Otis Almond discovered information through a computer system that alleged Stewart had downloaded child pornography.

During their investigation, authorities say they were able to determine Stewart had sexually assaulted a 12-year-old male.

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