HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police are investigating allegations that a school system contracted employee had inappropriate sexual contact with a student.
Lt. Stacy Bates said that 28-year-old Lewis Lee sent inappropriate pictures and messages to a high school student and the student reported it to authorities.
Lee was arrested on December 8, 2016 and charged with two misdemeanors: a school employee having sexual contact with a student under the age of 19, and a school employee distributing obscene material to a student.
Lt. Bates said that Lee was terminated immediately by the school system.
Huntsville City Schools spokesman, Keith Ward released a statement stating, “A staff member contracted to work with Huntsville City Schools was removed and banned from working with the district after staff were alerted to allegations of sending inappropriate images to a student. All relevant information was turned over to law enforcement, and the individual is prohibited from working in any capacity with the district.”