Tuesday, 16 April 2019 15:36

Former Teacher Pleads to Sex Charges

April 16, 2019 – A former Shelby County Schools science teacher accused of sexual misconduct with students in his classroom was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail and four years of probation, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
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July 30, 2018 – An English teacher at Northeast Prep Academy has been indicted on charges that she had inappropriate sexual contact with a 16-year-old student, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Monday.
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Wednesday, 04 October 2017 16:10

BTW Teacher Indicted on Sexual Battery Charges

Oct. 4, 2017 – A Booker T. Washington High School teacher has been indicted on sexual battery charges stemming from allegations that he inappropriately touched a female student on two occasions, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
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December 15th, 2011 - Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich announced that Stacy Hopkins was indicted by a Shelby County Grand Jury for three counts of statutory rape by an authority figure and two counts of soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means.
Stacy Hopkins, age 28, was arrested by Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Investigators after they determined she transmitted nude, sexually explicit images of herself to underage students. The investigation further revealed that Hopkins, while employed as a teacher at Arlington High School, engaged in sexual intercourse with three underage Arlington High School students at various times in the course of a year.
Under Tennessee law, statutory rape by an authority figure is a Class C felony. Upon conviction carries a sentence of 3-15 years imprisonment, with no eligibility for probation. Soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means is a Class E felony and carries a 1-6 year sentence upon conviction.
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