Man charged in sex abuse of foster kids



LEXINGTON PARK, Md. (WMAR) - The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations has arrested Lowell Johnson, 64, in connection with a child sex abuse case.
On July 13, a suspected child abuse was reported by Child Protective Services involving alleged abuse to a minor. The female victim told police that she had been sexually abused multiple times from July 2010 until February 2011 while residing in Johnson's home as a foster child.
The victim further stated that she witnessed similar incidents involving Johnson and another foster child.
The second child was identified and interviewed. She too told police that she had been sexually assaulted by Johnson on multiple occasions while living with Johnson.
Following the investigation Johnson was arrested and charged with two counts of sexual abuse to a minor and two counts of second degree sex offense.