Franklin man indicted on sex charges involving children

Franklin TN man indicted on multiple sex charges involving children – Franklin Police began investigating Samuel Sylvester after a client he worked with as a music producer came forward with disturbing allegations.

Samuel Sylvester, 50, of Franklin, was arrested on 12/06/2019 following a multiple-count Grand Jury indictment on sex charges involving two children, 12 and 16.

Samuel Sylvester sex charges - Frankiln TN


Charged with 7 counts of Statutory Rape by an Authority Figure, 7 counts of Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure, Aggravated Sexual Battery, and 2 counts of Rape of a Child, Sylvester was released after posting a $200,000 bond. Neither victim is related to Sylvester and the children have no connection to one another.

Because Sylvester has worked with children throughout the years, detectives are concerned there could be other victims. Anyone with information should contact Franklin Police.

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