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HIV-positive Augusta man charged with molesting teen boy

An HIV-positive Augusta assistant band director is behind bars for allegedly coercing a 15-year old in having sex with him.

Travis Omari McCauley, 32, was arrested Wednesday and faces charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, child molestation and reckless conduct by an HIV-infected person.

According to the Augusta Chronicle, McCauley was a friend of the family of the 15-year old male. McCauley was also assistant band director of the Central Savannah River Area All-Star Band, which the teen was a member.

Police say that it was McCauley's relationship with the teen's family that brought the two together and not the relationship they had through the band.