Former Georgetown Academy Teacher, Michael Cheatle, charged for sexually assaulting a student. Pictured is Georgetown Academy’s campus.
Former Germantown Academy Teacher Charged for Sexually Assaulting a Student
According to CBS Local, a former Germantown Academy teacher has been charged and arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a student.
Michael Cheatle, 37-years-old, allegedly sexually abused a student when she was in her junior year at Germantown Academy. The victim is now 23-years-old detailed her sexual contact with the teacher. The alleged abuse began in 2014 and lasted over 18 months; the encounters were on and off-campus. During the inappropriate sexual interactions between the student and teacher, the teacher revealed to his class his wife was pregnant. The victim expressed her hurt feelings regarding this situation to Cheatle.
On September 1st, the police met with Cheatle, following the meeting, he resigned. Cheatle is being charged with institutional sexual assault, unlawful contact with minor, sexual offenses, corruption of a minor, and endangering a child’s welfare.
Cheatle posted $100,000 bail and released under the condition of not coming into contact with any children other than his own.