BUCKHANNON WV Aug 14 2012 — A fifth-grade teacher in Upshur County has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old female.
The victim, who is now 15, told the Upshur County Sheriff’s Department that Thomas Brian Lamb, 49, of Buckhannon had sexual intercourse with her between December 19, 2010 and November 14, 2011, according to the criminal complaint in the Upshur County Magistrate Clerk’s office.
According to W.V.a State Code, “A person is guilty of sexual assault in the third degree when:
“(1) The person engages in sexual intercourse or sexual intrusion with another person who is mentally defective or mentally incapacitated; or
“(2) The person, being 16 years old or more, engages in sexual intercourse or sexual intrusion with another person who is less than 16 years old and who is at least four years younger than the defendant and is not married to the defendant.”
Lamb was arraigned before Magistrate Mike Coffman, who set bond at $100,000.
He remained in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail Sunday afternoon.
As a condition of his bail, Lamb is not permitted to have contact with the alleged victim’s family or contact with anyone under the age of 18, according to the file.
Lamb is a fifth-grade teacher at Buckhannon Academy Elementary School.
If convicted, Lamb faces confinement in a state correctional facility for not less than one year nor more than five years, or a fine of not more than $10,000 and imprisonment for not less than one nor more than five years.
Lt. Mark Davis is the investigating officer.
Source:the record delta
BUCKHANNON WV Aug 11 2012 - The Upshur County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Buckhannon man Thursday on sexual assault charges.
Thomas Lamb, 49, of Buckhannon is charged with sexual assault in the third degree. The criminal complaint said a 15-year-old girl states Lamb had sexual intercourse with her.
Lamb is a teacher at Buckhannon Upshur Intermediate School, according to a news release from the Upshur County Sheriff’s Department.
Lamb was arraigned before Upshur County Magistrate Michael Coffman, and bail was set at $100,000.
He remains in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.
If convicted he will face up to five years in prison.