Former Tulsa Zoo Employee Now Facing Child Sexual Abuse Count
TULSA, Oklahoma - A former Tulsa zoo employee arrested on child pornography complaints now faces a count of sexual abuse of a child under 12.
The judge set Kim Bowman's bond at a total of $2 million. The judge entered a plea of not guilty on all charges for him.
Police arrested Bowman, 65, on December 8, 2016.
Bowman was booked into the Osage County jail on possession of child pornography, aggravated possession of child pornography and violation of the computer crimes act. Possession of more 100-plus images constitutes 'aggravated possession,' according to state law.
Police said the images and videos were found on his computer and were of girls ages 7 to 12 years old.
Bowman worked as a train conductor at the zoo but was suspended after his arrest. Authorities say the child in the sexual abuse complaint was someone he knew, not a child he met through his job.
The Tulsa Zoo tells us Bowman no longer works there.