Former Chattooga school teacher gets 7 yrs prison in sexual misconduct with teen www.privateofficer.com
Summerville GA Oct 13 2011 A Former Chattooga elementary school teacher, David Kenneth Daniel, 49 of Lyerly, has been sentenced to 7 years in prison and 20 years on probation after being charged with sexual misconduct involving a 15 year-old and pornography.
Daniel was a fourth grade teacher at LeRoy Massey Elementary School at the time of his arrest.
Reports said that he was arrested following a response to an ad placed on Craigs List that was an on-line predator sting being conducted by the Trion Police Department.
He later that day went to the Trion track field to meet the teen boy, and was met by police officers.
Trion Ga Jan 20 2011 A fourth-grade Chattooga County science teacher has been arrested by Trion, Ga., police on allegations of sexual misconduct involving a 15-year-old and on pornography charges, records show.
David Kenneth Daniel, 48, of Lyerly, Ga., was charged Monday night with enticing a child for indecent purposes, criminal attempt to commit child molestation, and possession of computer and electronic pornography, according to records in the Chattooga County Magistrate Court office.
Chattooga County Schools Superintendent Dwight Pullen said he was “stunned” by the arrest.
Daniel, 48, has been with the school system since August 2001. He was a fourth-grade science teacher at Leroy Massey Elementary School in Lyerly, Ga., at the time he was arrested, Pullen said. The victim is not a Chattooga County student, he said.
Daniel currently is barred from any Chattooga County school campus pending further internal investigation, Pullen said.
Chattooga County Jail officials said Daniel is free on a $75,000 property bond.
Source:Times Free Press