Fitzgerald High band director arrested

Fitzgerald High band director arrested

FITZGERALD, Ga. (WALB) - The Fitzgerald High School band director was arrested, according to Lee Cone, Ben Hill County sheriff.

Jonathan Kelly was arrested around 7:45 p.m. Thursday.

Kelly was charged with aggravated sodomy. The incident involved a juvenile former student, according to the sheriff’s office.

UPDATE: According to a press release posted in March by the Worth County Middle School Facebook page, Kelly was...

Posted by Emileigh Forrester WALB on Friday, May 24, 2019

According to an announcement posted in March by the Worth County Middle School Facebook page, Kelly had been hired as Worth County High School’s new band director.

The Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case and more charges are pending.

This is a developing story and we will update as more information becomes available.

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