Crime

Update: Fired Teacher, 26, Arraigned on 6 Counts After Alleged Sex with 2 Students


January 11, 2019, 12:40 PM

Update: A dismissed educator was arraigned Friday on six counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and is at the Oakland County Jail until she can post $200,000 cash bond, Mike Martindale writes at The Detroit News.

"The charges are serious and each carries up to 15 years in prison," [Distriuct Judge Lisa] Asadoorian said. "Conviction on any will likely result in prison." . . .

An Oakland County sheriff’s deputy told Asadoorian that alcohol or drugs were involved in the incidents.

Original article, Friday morning:

A married Rochester High School teacher, 26, is accused of having sex with two teenage male students, Jessica Dupnack of Fox 2 reports.

Kathryn Houghtaling, a special education teacher, faces charges of six counts of third-degree sexual conduct involving a 16- and 17-year-old. She's fired and is due in court Friday.

Houghtaling had sex with the teens after school in a vehicle off-campus and in an apartment, sources tell FOX 2. One of the alleged victims was among hger students, authorities say.


Read more:  Fox 2


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