Meteorologist Eric Law Arrested on Child Sex Charges, Suspended From WLBT

By Merrill Knox Comment

Eric Law, a meteorologist at WLBT in Jackson, Miss., has been suspended from the NBC affiliate after he was arrested and accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a minor.

Law, who has been a meteorologist at WLBT since 2004, is charged with two counts of sexual battery and two counts gratification of lust, according to a statement on the station’s website. Law is accused of having inappropriate contact with a girl under 16.

“Eric Law has been suspended until further notice,” WLBT news director Wilson Stribling said in a statement. Law’s bio has been removed from the station’s website.

A judge set bail at $50,000 for each count for a total of $200,000.