Melissa Marie Curtis, a 31-year-old former middle school teacher in Montgomery County, Maryland has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an 8th grader student, eight years back in 2015. A man had come forward in October revealing that he was sexually assaulted by his teacher with multiple third and fourth-degree sexual offences when he was 14 years old.
The survivor claimed the abuse began in 2015 and continued for several months in the Montgomery Village Middle School.
Teacher Arrested For Repetitive Sexual Assault With Minor Student
In yet another case of child sexual abuse in the United States, a 31-year-old former teacher was arrested on November 7 by the Montgomery County Department of Police - Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) for sexually assaulting a minor in 2015. The investigation was initiated on October 5, when an adult male came forward with accusations against Melissa Marie Curtis of Upper Marlboro for engaging in sexual acts when he was a minor.
As per the cops, the alleged abuse began in 2015 when the accused was 22 years old and the survivor was 14 years old, an 8th grader in Montgomery Village Middle School where Curtis was employed as a teacher.
According to Fox 5 DC, all the incidents took place in Montgomery County between January to May 2015 at several locations in residents and in her car where Curtis reportedly provided the 8th grader minor with alcohol and marijuana and had sexual intercourse with him more than 20 times.
Curtis was been a teacher in the Montgomery Village Middle School for two years and has taught at Lakelands Park Middle School as well and has been accused of third and fourth-degree multiple sexual offences on a minor.
An arrest warrant was obtained on October 31, and Curtis turned herself in on November 7 and is currently waiting for a bond hearing, as per the press release by SVID.
The investigators also suspect there may be additional survivors and would investigate further while the police statement urged potential survivors to get in touch with the investigators to ease their investigation and provide justice to all.
A spokesperson from Montgomery Village Public School has informed us that Curtis has not been employed in the district since 2017.