Substitute Teacher Arrested for Sex Act with Student in DeKalb County / From the Office of Sheriff Nick Welden

Substitute Teacher Arrested for Sex Act with Student

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden:

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received complaints about a DeKalb County substitute teacher having a sexual relationship with a student.  The complaints were investigated by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Unit.   On Thursday December 7th, 2023, substitute teacher, Kristen Jade Ford, age 30, was arrested on the charge of School Employee Engaging in a Sex Act with a Student under the age of 19.  

Ms. Ford was employed as a substitute teacher with the DeKalb County Board of Education.

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: “Cases involving our children are never easy, but I am thankful for our Investigation Unit and their diligence in resolving this case so fast.  Our children are our future and protecting them is our number one priority.  We are all very thankful for the cooperation, and the assistance, with the DeKalb County Board of Education and the great working relationship that we have with them.”



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