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Greensboro, NC - Richard Gene Martin, a Grimsley High School Substitute Teacher, Accused of Giving Drugs to Two Students in Exchange For Sex

Greensboro, NC - Richard Gene Martin, a Grimsley High School Substitute Teacher, Accused of Giving Drugs to Two Students in Exchange For Sex
Published: May 26, 2022
By: Darla Medina
Last Updated on May 26, 2022

Students Sexually Assaulted By Substitute Teacher

According to The State, a substitute teacher is facing several charges including indecent liberties with a student at Grimsley High School located at 801 N Josephine Boyd St, Greensboro, NC 27408. 

Richard Gene Martin, a 73-year-old Guilford County substitute teacher, has been accused of providing drugs to students in return for sexual acts. Officials claim that two Grimsley High School students, a 13-year-old and an 18-year-old, were among the victims. He has been charged with statutory sex offense with a minor, indecent liberties with children, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and multiple drug crimes. 

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Justice for Victims Sexually Assaulted By a Substitute Teacher

Attorney contributor Kristen Beightol handles lawsuits for student sex abuse victims and their parents in North Carolina. Kristen recently shared her thoughts regarding the legal rights of victims sexually assaulted by a substitute teacher

"It is a school's responsibility to keep their student body safe from preventable danger and abuse. The school is required by law to provide a safe learning environment while doing all they can to minimize the risk of such avoidable dangers. School staff should be properly trained on child protection, including how to recognize indicators of abuse. It is imperative that background checks are conducted on all staff, including substitute teachers, to ensure they do not have a history of prior misconduct. Additionally, the campus should have working security monitoring systems and patrolling security resource officers. If a school fails to uphold its commitment to their students' safety, they could be held liable."

"Furthermore, every reported incident of misconduct should be followed up with a thorough investigation. However, if a school disregards previous reports and allows the staff member to continue working, the school may be held liable for the foreseeable abuse. It's critical that the school's safety protocols be investigated after an incident occurs. Too often, cases of student sex abuse occur due to school or school administrators' negligence."

"Victims of student sex abuse or their parents may be able to file a legal case against the negligent school or school system. They can speak with an experienced school sex assault attorney to learn more about their legal alternatives."


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