North Carolina, May 22: A high school teacher in US’ Charlotte has been arrested on charges of having sex with a student. Olivia Dennis, 28, an employee of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and a teacher at Olympic High School, was taken into custody on Monday, May 20 in North Carolina.

According to a report in WCNC, the arrest followed a notification to a School Resource Officer about a potentially inappropriate relationship between an 18-year-old student and a teacher at the school. Detectives from CMPD’s Sexual Assault Unit were subsequently called to the high school and interviewed Dennis on the premises. After the initial interview, she was arrested and taken to CMPD’s headquarters for further questioning. US: Former Teacher Admits Having Sex With 8th-Grade Student in Classroom on Graduation Day.

Dennis has been charged with three counts of sexual activity with a student by a teacher and is currently being held at the Mecklenburg County Jail under a $75,000 bond. CMPD stated that none of the alleged acts are believed to have occurred on school property. US Shocker: Florida Teacher Has Sex With Multiple Students, Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison.

Dennis, who taught CTE HS Culinary Arts at Olympic High School, was hired by CMS in November 2022. As of Monday, she has been suspended with pay. The investigation into this case remains active and ongoing.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 22, 2024 01:35 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website