A Murfreesboro City Schools teacher has been taken into police custody for allegedly committing sex crimes against minors.
According to police, Lavar Jernigan is charged with solicitation of a minor and sexual exploitation of a minor.
The 35-year-old has worked at three different schools in Murfreesboro.
Jernigan was taken into custody by Lawrence County deputies and Murfreesboro authorities.
The investigation is ongoing. Jernigan could face additional charges.