5 NEWS UPDATE: Additional Victim Comes Forward in Teacher Sexual Abuse Case
Written by Erin MacPherson
Last updated on February 28, 2014 @ 5:03PM
Created on February 28, 2014 @ 4:49PM
5 NEWS UPDATE (2/28):
On February 27, 2014, an additional student/victim contacted Corporal Brewer and advised him of an incident which is alleged to have occurred in May 2013. Corporal Brewer was able to establish probable cause to arrest Mr. Weekley for second degree sexual assault and first degree sexual abuse on Friday, February 28, 2014. He was arraigned in Ritchie County Magistrate Court. The West Virginia State Police is requesting anyone with further information concerning this investigation to please contact Corporal J. L. Brewer at 304-643-2101.
Ritchie County Schools Superintendent Edward Toman sent the following statement to 5 News Friday:
ORIGINAL STORY (2/26):
A Ritchie County High School Teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a male student.
43-year-old David P. Weekley apparently performed sexual acts on the student in a closet at the school. Weekley also reportedly touched him inappropriately in an empty room in the same building on a different day.
Weekley is listed on the Ritchie County Board of Education website as a teacher in special education. 5 News tried calling county school officials, but we have not heard back from anyone yet.
Weekley has been charged with second degree sexual assault, first degree sexual abuse, and two counts of sexual abuse by a parent/custodian. He was arraigned in Ritchie County Magistrate Court and posted a $100,000 bond.
Stay with 5 News for updates.
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