LaTengela Williams, 36-year-old health teacher at Selma High School, Selma, Alabama, has been arrested on sex crime charges for an alleged inappropriate relationships with two students.
Williams faces charges of possession of obscene matter containing visual depiction of persons under the age of 17 involved in obscene acts, electronic solicitation of a child, enticing a minor for immoral purposes and having sexual contact with a student. She was was jailed last week with bond set at more than $1 million.
Police say they didn’t notify education officials before arresting Williams on campus. They took her into custody near the end of the school day to avoid disrupting classes. Selma Chief of Police William T. Riley said the misdemeanor charge of an employee having an inappropriate relationship with a student is relevant to a student of any age. The charges stem from inappropriate relationships with two students from Selma High School where LaTengela Williams is a health teacher.
Williams, who is the daughter of Dallas County Commissioner Curtis Williams, would go before District Judge Bob Armstrong this week. According to authorities, they have taken this investigation seriously because it has involved area schools and children.
While it’s only April, this year seems to have really growing number of cases of females accused of sex with multiple minor boys (or girls). already there have been several cases in media, maybe the most notorious has been sex scandal featuring Kinsley Wentzky, 34-year-old English teacher at at Dreher High School, Columbia ,South Carolina, who allegedly had group sex in school with 3 students while letting 3 others to watch and shoot a video – during a lunch break. In another case, DaNita Wilson, 32-year-old High school teacher from Charlton County, Georgia, resigned her job after admitting to misconduct with seven teen aged male students from the school. And earlier this year, Tonya Flink 39-year-old computer technology teacher at Haltom High School,Fort Worth, Texas, was arrested and accused of sexual relationships with at least four of her students. In early April, Kimberly Eiden, 40-year-old mother from Moosic, Pennsylvania, was arrested for allegedly engaging in sex acts with two teen boys. Only a couple of days after that, Erin Henton, 45-year-old assistant principal at Tahquitz High School, Hemet, California, was arrested on suspicion of having sex with at least three of her teenage students. And last week Jeanine Shimandle, 42-year-old woman from Sarasota, Florida, was accused of having sex with two teen boys while letting several others listen and wacth sex acts.