Amberlee Evonne Meeker, 28, of Palm Coast, Florida was working as an elementary school teacher in Volusia County when she was arrested on January 5, 2012 for alleged sex crimes with children in North Carolina.Marie Johnson, a married 40-year-old math teacher at Granada High School in Livermore, California, was arrested on 24 counts including sexual intercourse with a minor, lewd acts with a minor, and oral copulation with a 14-year-old boy.
Margaret De Barraicua, then age 30 at the time of the crime, was an interim teacher at Mc Clatchy High School in Sacramento, California when police officers found her and a sixteen (16) year old male student behind the school in a parked car.
Sandra Beth Geisel was a 42-year old teacher employed at Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, New York when, in September of 2005, allegations and criminal charges arose surrounding her sexual conduct with multiple male students.
Becci Hill was employed as a behavioral counselor at Sanders School in Indianapolis, Indiana at the time of her arrest in July of 2006.
There was a time that if a teacher was accused of a sex crime with a student your first thought was, "Who is the sick SOB man that did this? Seems many cases are female teachers assaulting multiple victims.
There exists a clear and wide disparity between the punishments female sex offenders face, especially when compared to male sex offenders.
Clearly, there are flaws in the system, but the lifelong consequences for victims, defendants, loved ones, and even entire schools occur regardless of the outcome in the legal system.
When sex crimes involving teachers take place, virtually everyone in the community and school becomes embroiled in the controversy, taking away from learning and quite possibly exposing young children to situations, words, and even actions that most should not even be exposed to at their age.
However, in order to prevent future possible sexual abuse, schools and law enforcement are forced to be tough and take any sexual allegation seriously.
And in some cases, possibly go beyond normal charges and allegations, if it means preventing future abuse of the children they are obligated to protect. I searcher for - teacher sex crimes - and was sure that most would be discussing perverted men that would be victimizing children. Over the last few years there have been many involving women teachers.
Bethany Appleton, 28, was arrested on 13 preliminary counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and child seduction among other charges.
The incidents allegedly took place between April 11, 2011 and May 12, 2012.