Charleston child sexual abuse attorneys recently learned that a South Carolina charter school teacher was arrested and charged with having sex with a 15-year-old student high school student. The teacher allegedly had sex with his 15-year-old student in a wooded area near the school’s premises on March 20, 2010.
The teacher taught business and computer skills at Calhoun Falls Charter School. He was charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor and preforming a lewd act on a minor. He was arrested and charged after one of the young girl’s family members allegedly found conversations between him and the child. After discovering the conversations, the family member contacted police. Police investigated the conversations and then made the arrest.
The teacher is currently on administrative leave from Calhoun Falls Charter School while he awaits trial in Abbeville County’s jail. The young girl’s name has not been released in order to protect her privacy.
Source: The Post and Courier- “Charter school teacher arrested.” April 1, 2010.