JCCC inmate charged with felony
August 10, 2022
A James Crabtree Correctional Center (JCCC) inmate has been charged in an incident that allegedly occurred during a family visitation. Thomas Ellison, 41, has been charged with lewd or indecent acts to a child under 16.
According to court records, Ellison was sentenced to a 20-year term after entering a nolo contendere (no contest) plea to a charge of possession of child pornography. The alleged incident took place on Aug. 7, 2021, when the victim was 14 years old.
According to the affidavit, the victim said while Ellison was playing cards, he pretended to drop a card and grabbed her leg...