Cobb County

Elementary school staff member allegedly placed camera in boys’ bathroom, warrant shows

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Parents are urged to talk to their kids following the arrest of an educator who allegedly filmed students in a bathroom.

The principal at Blackwell Elementary School in Cobb County told families there’s an on-going criminal investigation.

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An arrest warrant obtained by Channel 2 Action News shows there’s at least three victims. Two are 10-year-olds and one is 8-years-old.

According to the arrest warrant, Justin Julian allegedly placed a camera in the boys’ bathroom on January 26. A “distraught” child saw it and immediately told a teacher, the warrant says.

Julian is charged with three counts of eavesdropping-surveillance and one count of cruelty to children.

Jail records show he’s out on a $15,000 bond.


Channel 2′s Chris Jose showed up at Julian’s house to get his side of the story but nobody answered the door.

Jose spoke to a neighbor who asked us not to use his name.

“It’s a shame that he’s even out again to have an opportunity to do the same thing again. People got to understand that Jesus came to save souls, not flesh,” the neighbor said.

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