Virginia Middle School Teacher Arrested for Having Sex with a Student

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A Virginia middle school science teacher has been arrested for a sexual encounter with a student under the age of 18.

26-year-old was arrested Wednesday after an investigation into the 2015 incident of sexual activity between her and a student.

The Jack Jouett Middle School science teacher and assistant girls soccer coach was arrested on two felony counts of carnal knowledge of a minor, and one felony count of taking indecent liberties with a child by a person in a custodial or supervisory relationship.

In 2014, according to Phil Giaramita, spokesman for Albemarle County Public Schools, she’d passed a background check before being hired by the school.

He says she was “let go” from the school in June of 2015 as part of a downsizing…unrelated to this alleged incident.

She was also arrested on one felony count of carnal knowledge of a minor that had occurred in Lynchburg.

She was denied bond and is currently housed at the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

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