August 21, 2008
Autumn Leathers - Maryland Teacher Arrested On Accusations Of Repeatedly Having Sex With 15 Year Old Student
Frostburg, Maryland (The Weekly Vice) -- Autumn Lee Leathers, a 24-year-old English teacher at Mountain Ridge High School in Frostburg, Maryland has been arrested on accusations of repeatedly having sex with 15 year old student.
Leathers was arrested Wednesday on multiple sex charges including: 2nd-degree custodial child abuse, fourth-degree sex offense, perverted practice and 2nd-degree assault.
According to police, the alleged victim told investigators that he had engaged in sexual intercourse with the teacher in May, 2008. He also told investigators that he and the teacher repeatedly has sex at her home over the course of the last three months.
Frostburg authorities obtained a warrant to search Leathers' residence and say they have obtained evidence that supported the victim's statements.
A spokesperson for the Allegany County Board of Educations said that Leathers has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending a further recommendations from the superintendent of schools.
Autumn Leathers has been booked into the Allegany County Detention Center and is being held on a $25,000 bond pending her next court appearance.
The Weekly Vice
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