Emily Durden, a 19-year-old substitute teacher at Crest High School in Shelby, North Carolina, was arrested for sending images and videos with sexual content to minors.
According to the county police department of Cleveland, Durden faces two counts of indecent liberties with a student, three for showing material harmful to a minor and two for sexual exploitation in the second degree of a minor.
This became known when the father of one of the affected students reported to the teacher with the authorities of the school of send messages and videos inappropriate to his son.
It was then that a investigation by the sheriff’s office, this resulted in Durden allegedly having started conversations and shared the material with several 13 and 14 year old students.
Later, in an interview with the researchers, the substitute teacher admitted to sending sexually explicit messages to his students.
Consequently, Durden was held in a jail from Cleveland County overnight, thereafter paid a bail of 50 thousand dollars, to be released the next day. Nevertheless, can’t get close to school nor can he have any kind of contact with the students.
A spokesperson for Cleveland County Schools disclosed that Durden met the requirements to be a substitute teacher in the district because he is over 18 years old and graduated from high school.
In this context, there is a substitute teacher policy which gives priority to those who have a license, however, “the school system will employ substitute teachers as deemed appropriate by the administration and in accordance with the policies of the State Board”.
Although the teacher is now at liberty, investigators are trying to determine with how many students did you communicate Durden, as the investigation continues.
Miami teacher arrested for abusing 14-year-old student
The Drama’s teacher from a middle school in Hialeah, in Miami-Dade County, is arrested on various charges including sexual abuse of a minor for a relationship he had with one of his 14-year-old students.
As a result of the discoveries made by the prosecution, details of this abuse came to light. The teacher Brittney Lopez-Murphy, 31 years old, married and pregnant, offered to take the student in question home after school, a fact that was repeated several times since the beginning of the school year, in August 2020. By mid-August of this year, it was found that the teacher sent text messages to this 14-year-old student, confessing her feelings for him. After an exchange of messages, the teacher and the student met in a cafeteria and they ended up having sex in the woman’s car.
The encounters were repeated on several occasions, according to the text messages that were exchanged for weeks.
The younger’s sister noticed the strange young man and checked his phone. There he found the talks with the teacher and explicit photos that the woman sent him. The minor told her father, who immediately communicated it to the teenagers’ mother.
It was she and her current husband who called the teacher to confront her. Initially, Lopez-Murphy denied the relationship, but later he ended up confessing having had meetings with the minor.
When calling the police, with proof of texting, the teacher was arrested immediately under a huge list of charges ranging from rape to emotional abuse.
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