KOKOMO, Ind. – A Kokomo firefighter was arrested on a felony charge after allegedly exposing himself to a 14-year-old girl.
According to court documents, the girl came forward after he allegedly himself exposed last month by dropping his towel after taking a shower.
The girl was shocked and reportedly tried to remove herself from the situation as fast as possible.
According to documents, Granson made the girl “pinky promise” that she would never tell anyone that she was his “type.”
Granson turned himself in Monday on the felony charge of performance before a minor that is harmful to minors. His initial hearing is set for Aug. 24.
On Tuesday, he was placed on indefinite, unpaid administrative leave.
Kokomo Fire Chief Nicholas Glover released the following statement:
“Due to the seriousness of the charges, in accordance with Article XXIX, I have placed Thomas J. Granson lion indefinite, unpaid administrative leave effective this morning Tuesday, August 14th. The matter will be acted on tomorrow at the regularly scheduled Board of Works and Public Safety meeting. No further information is available at this time pending further investigation.”