23-Year-Old Female Teacher Arrested For Sexual Assault Of 19-Year-Old Student

A 23-year-old Georgia teacher was taken into custody on Monday.

Harlem, GA – A 23-year-old Georgia high school teacher was arrested for sexual assault on Monday, after investigators learned she had engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a 19-year-old student.

Harlem High School teacher Lesley Douglas has been charged with one count of sexual assault against a person in custody, due to the fact that she was in a position of authority over the student, WRDW reported.

Although it was unclear whether or not the unnamed 19-year-old was one of Douglas’ students, the individual did attend the high school that Douglas taught at.

The alleged sexual contact occurred on Mar. 27, at a boat ramp in Appling, Georgia, according to Douglas’ arrest warrant.

Investigators made contact with school officials on Apr. 11, and Douglas resigned the following day, WLOX reported.

She had been with the Columbia County School district for approximately one year.

“The Columbia County School District is committed to providing its students with the best education possible in a safe, positive environment,” school officials said in a press release, according to WRDW. “In doing so, we hold our faculty and staff to the highest standards and have zero tolerance for any behavior that detracts from our mission."

Douglas appeared to be married, according to her social media accounts.

Douglas had not been offered bond, the Columbia County Sheriff’s office said, according to WRDW.

This incident comes after a 22-year-old female teacher in Connecticut was charged with three counts of felony sexual assault for having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old male student who attended a different school in her school district.

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Jumpingjehosephat
Jumpingjehosephat

So let me see if I understand laws in US of A.
You can be tried as an adult for every crime in the book but if you decide to sleep with a teacher you, you are unable to make that decision? Yeah that makes sense. You people shouldn't be able to have it both ways. Ridiculous!!!

Brockettj
Brockettj

I don’t believe this was sexual assault. It was all by mutual concent

Brockettj
Brockettj

15, 16 & 17 yes & I would do something about it but once they turn 18 they are free to choose who they go to bed with 18-80. Also the boy was not 45!
If this is a HR violation, find, but being put in jail for a HR violation is unheard of.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@LEO0301 they probably have retired old guys for husbands, and they haven't gotten it up since Bush II was elected. Then the rapists turn toward their students.

By the way, how old is your wife?

LEO0301
LEO0301

Why is it that 90% of these teachers getting caught for having sex with students are beautiful and usually married? I don't understand what they can be thinking. Almost all seem to get caught eventually.

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