A middle school teacher with the Brooke County School District was arrested yesterday. The Brooke County Sheriff’s Office said Timothy Turner, who is a music teacher in the Brooke County School District was arrested on a single charge of sexual abuse of a child.
Turner is also the president of The Brooke County Education Association, the teachers union for the district.
Authorities say Turner had turned himself in Wednesday to Sheriff’s deputies. Officials say due to the ongoing investigation, no other information will be released right now.
Full press release form, Brooke County Sheriff’s Office:
On Wednesday, August 22, 2018, following an investigation, the Brooke County Sheriff’s Office arrested Timothy Turner, current teacher at Brooke County Schools, for the charge of sexual abuse of a child by a person of trust. This crime allegedly occurred in 2015, not on school grounds, and was recently brought to light which ignited the investigation. Turner turned himself in to BCSO for his arrest and will be arraigned in front of a Brooke County Magistrate. Due to the ongoing investigation, no further details will be released.