‘SYTYCD’ Choreographer Nabbed on Child Molestation Charges

Shane Sparks was arrested early Friday in Los Angeles

Last Updated: December 21, 2009 @ 6:48 AM

Shane Sparks, the award-winning hip-hop choreographer on Fox’s ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ and a judge on MTV’s ‘America’s Best Dance Crew,’ was arrested early Friday in Los Angeles and charged with eight counts of felony child molestation.

Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Bruce Borihanh tells E! News that the hoofer, whose legal name is Melvin Sparks, was taken into custody by detectives at about 8 a.m. at his North Hollywood home on a felony warrant.

Read more at E! Online.