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Teacher accused of raping mentally challenged teen

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Posted: Feb 14, 2013 2:12 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Teacher, Accused, Raping, Mentally, Challenged, Teen

SHREVEPORT- A 33 year-old teacher in Caddo Parish is under arrest for raping and sexually abusing a mentally challenged 17 year-old student.

Authorities say Jeremy Pierce, who teaches at Port City Christian Academy touched the girl inappropriately many times on school grounds, texting her to call her out of class.

Pierce is booked on multiple charges, including aggravated rape and sexual battery.

His bond is set at $750,000.

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