Foster Mother Faces Sexual Battery Charge

by Emily Baird on December 9, 2009 at 6:29 am

An area foster mother faces sexual battery charges for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old male.

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office arrested Marcina Samberson on Sunday after receiving a tip from Tuscarawas County Children Services.

The 16-year-old foster child lived with Samberson this past summer, and the Licking County Sheriff’s Office says the teenager claims to have had sex with his foster mother. It also confirms that when Samberson was later interviewed, she admitted to the act.

Her case will go before the Licking County Grand Jury on December 17th.