Teacher at Northeastern High School (Springfield, Ohio) arrested on charges of sexual batteryPosted by DarthDilbert at 1/11/2010 02:35:00 PM
A Northeastern High School teacher was arrested Monday, January 11, on charges of sexual battery for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a student, according to a press release from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
Anthony [Eugene] Parker, 36, is being held in the Clark County Jail on four counts of sexual battery. Officials discovered the alleged relationship after receiving a tip, according to the release.
Parker teaches social studies at Northeastern High School.
Deputies in Clark County said they have arrested a teacher who is accused of "inappropriate" contact with a juvenile.
On Dec. 28, deputies were notified of the possible "inappropriate" relationship between 36-year-old Anthony Parker and the student. Deputies worked with administration at Northeastern High School and they were able to quickly determine that the teacher and the student were meeting privately outside of school hours.
Investigators said then learned that the relationship was sexual in nature.
On Monday morning, Parker was taken into custody and questioned at the Clark County Jail. Parker was then charged with four counts of sexual battery and booked into the jail.
Reason # to homeschool.
Update: 6 July 2010 / 1:20PM
A former Northeastern High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a female student has pleaded guilty to charges of sexual battery, according to the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office.
Anthony Parker, 36, pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual battery June 18, said Assistant Prosecutor Andy Wilson, who handles crimes against juveniles. He will be sentenced at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, in the court of Clark County Common Pleas.