Two Wilkinson teachers charged with child molestation www.privateofficer.com
Wilkerson County GA Jan 31 2013 Two Wilkinson County High School teachers have been arrested on child molestation charges over the past two days, according to a news release. Both arrests are related, the news release stated.
Cornelius Dante Jones, a math teacher at the high school, was charged Monday.On Tuesday evening, deputies arrested Sgt. Rodney Hunter, a teacher in the school’s Junior ROTC program, on the same charge.
Sheriff’s officials questioned Jones earlier Monday after he allegedly had inappropriate contact with a student, according to an earlier news release.
The sheriff’s office hasn’t said how the incidents are related.Jones submitted a letter of resignation, which has not been formally approved by the Wilkinson County Board of Education, according to the school district.
Administrators at Wilkinson County High helped with the investigation, but school officials have referred further questions to the Wilkinson County Sheriff Richard Chatman, who could not be reached Tuesday.“Any allegation of harm against a student is taken seriously and we are working with the proper authorities as they investigate,” Superintendent Aaron Geter said in the release. Source-thetelegraph