High school teacher, 27, is accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in his class & # 39; after he admitted he had sex with her three times & # 39;
- High school teacher William Gardner is accused of second-degree rape, first-degree sexual abuse and tampering with evidence
- He is accused of having sex three times with the 13-year-old girl – who was his student at Barren Middle School in Barren County, Kentucky
- Gardner also reportedly known to block the victim on the social media app Snapchat for fear of discovery
A high school teacher from Kentucky has been charged with raping a 13-year-old female student and then trying to cover up the crime.
Barren County Sheriff's Office Public Information Deputy Mike Houchens said Barren County Middle School teacher William Kyle Gardner, 27, was arrested on Saturday for counts of second-degree rape, first-degree sexual abuse, and tampering with evidence.
An arrest quote from Barren County News indicates that Gardner admitted to delegates in an interview that he had sex with a minor female student three times.
Kentucky high school teacher, William Gardner, 27, has been accused of second-degree rape, first-degree sexual abuse, and tampered with evidence
Gardner is accused of having sex three times with a 13-year-old student from Barren Middle School
Gardner also reportedly blocking the victim on the social media app Snapchat for fear that someone might find out, reported WNKY.
The child victim was interviewed at the Child Advocacy Center, where she reportedly confirmed that she and her teacher had sexual contact.
Gardner was booked on the bail of $ 75,000.
A statement on the Barren County Schools Facebook page said officials are working with the police and taking action to protect & # 39; students.
Gardner must return to court on November 7.
Barren County Schools pronounced arrest in Gardner on Saturday
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