MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX — On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, Joseph Madison Johnson of Spring, and the head baseball coach/history teacher at Caney Creek High School (Conroe ISD, Montgomery County), was arrested for Online Solicitation of a Minor. Johnson was arrested in the parking lot of Caney Creek High School. The arrest came after a five month-long investigation conducted by the Harris County Pct. One Constableâs Office, Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, with support from the Montgomery County District Attorneyâs Office-Public Integrity Division. The Harris County Pct. One Constableâs Office and the Montgomery County District Attorneyâs Office are affiliates of the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Undercover Officers began communicating online on an undisclosed social media site and via text messaging with Johnson in September and October 2021. The undercover officers used the undercover personas of 14 and 16 year-old females.
During the communications, Johnson engaged in explicit text messaging conversations in which he discussed engaging in sexual activity with the minors. Johnson sent images and videos of his genitals to whom he believed to be the sixteen-year-old minor. Further, Johnson requested an image defined as child pornography from whom he believed to be a 16 year-old female. The communications with the 16 year-old undercover persona remained in progress until the time of Johnsonâs arrest.
In 2020, Johnson began his career as the head coach at Caney Creek High School. Before becoming the head baseball coach at Caney Creek High School, Johnson was a coach and later promoted to head coach at Aldine Davis High School in Aldine ISD, from 2012 through 2020.
Based on statements made by Johnson, investigators believe Johnson may have had some form of relationship with former students.
Johnsonâs bond has been set at $250,000.00 by the Honorable Judge, Paul Damico. He may face additional charges in Harris County.
Anyone with any information related to this case, or any other relevant information is urged to contact the Harris County Pct. One Constableâs Office Internet Crimes Against Children Unit at 713-222-4929.