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Ohio teacher charged for alleged sex crimes against minors

Authorities recently reported that law enforcement officials detained a Switzerland of Ohio School District teacher on multiple charges in connection with sex-related crimes involving minors. According to Monroe County officials, the alleged offenses occurred between Nov. 1, 2013 and Feb. 1, 2014. In early March, law enforcement officials commenced a lengthy investigation into the teacher, ultimately resulting in her recent indictment.

The woman reportedly taught at a vocational school. While authorities reported that there appeared to be two minors involved in the alleged crimes, it was not immediately clear whether they were students at the vocational school or if the alleged incidents took place on school grounds.

The teacher is facing a total of four felonies: sexual battery, pandering sexual materials to a minor, illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented materials and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles. Purportedly, the woman was 'relieved of her duties" as a teacher immediately after the school district became aware of the criminal investigation. She is reportedly on administrative leave.

If convicted, individuals facing felony charges in connection to sex crimes may face severe legal penalties whose ramifications can be both personally and professionally damaging. Penalties may include but are not limited to a significant prison sentence, costly fines, lengthy probation and a permanent criminal record. On account of these high stakes, it is critical that accused individuals establish a robust and exhaustive defense against the charges.

That, above all, means retaining the counsel and resources of a criminal defense attorney, who may challenge the validity of the police work and evidence constituting the criminal charges. In this way, the defense attorney may cast enough doubt on the prosecution's case for the charges to be reduced or dropped altogether.

Source: WTOV, "Monroe county teacher facing four felony charges", September 22, 2014

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