Daniel Boone Area High School, where a guidance counselor has been accused of sexual assault.
Daniel Boone Guidance Counselor Facing Multiple Sex Charges
A former guidance counselor at Danel Boone Area High School is facing several criminal charges based on allegations that she was in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student at the school.
40-year-old Jamie Witzel has been charged with statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, institutional sexual assault, corruption of minors, and indecent assault.
According to investigators, Witel repeatedly had sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old male student in 2016 and 2017. The alleged encounters occurred in Witzel’s office and her car.
Witzel surrendered to police and was released on $50,000 unsecured bail.
Second Case of Sexual Assault by Daniel Boone Staff
This is the second recent incident involving sexual misconduct by an employee of Daniel Boone Area High School.
In September 2012, an English teacher at the school was charged with allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old student. 31-year-old Kristy Risell was charged with statutory sexual assault, institutional sexual assault, indecent assault, indecent exposure, endangering the welfare of children, unlawful contact with a minor, and corruption of minors. She was sentenced to three months of house arrest.