A teacher in Covington who is accused of raping a minor has been arrested and charged by the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office.
Alissa McCommon, aged 38 and from Covington, Tennessee, was identified as the teacher.
Several underage victims have come forward, claiming that their ex-teacher, McCommon, befriended them, started playing video games, and subsequently interacted with them on social media apps through their mobile phones. This allegedly resulted in her sending inappropriate pictures and soliciting sexual encounters with the victims.
McCommon confessed to engaging in inappropriate communication with former students. There is no evidence indicating that any of the alleged actions took place within the school premises.
The Tipton County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) detectives started collaborating with CPD detectives after they received information about a victim or victims who had been exposed to similar circumstances within the jurisdiction of the county but outside the limits of Covington city.
McCommon was taken to the Tipton County jail and a bond of $25,000.00 has been set in the case.
Detectives from the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office and the Covington Police Department are still conducting interviews with witnesses and identifying the victims involved in the case.
It has come to light that an educator from Hamilton County, who was previously suspended due to suspicions of engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a student, has now been apprehended and formally processed by authorities.
Last Friday, the astute and diligent deputies of the esteemed Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) apprehended the regrettable individual known as Casey McGrath, aged 28, and formally accused her of the grave offense of aggravated statutory rape.
McGrath’s suspension had commenced merely in April, as diligent investigators delved into the intricacies of the case.
According to Hamilton County Schools spokesperson Steve Doremus, it has been officially affirmed that McGrath is not currently associated with the district.
On the auspicious day of Tuesday, we graciously acquired a meticulously crafted copy of the indictment against the esteemed McGrath.
It is alleged that McGrath partook in intimate relations with an individual aged between 13 and 18, precisely on the first day of May in the year 2022.
In the month of April, we were granted the opportunity to peruse McGrath’s comprehensive personnel dossier. Within these records, it became evident that McGrath had been subjected to a temporary suspension with full compensation, as well as a thorough inquiry, in light of an incident involving “inappropriate physical contact with a student, devoid of any detrimental consequences.”
Furthermore, it was disclosed within the aforementioned documentation that the nature of said contact was deemed to be of a “sexual” nature.
The document further unveils that in addition to her esteemed tenure as an algebra instructor at Central High School since 2020, McGrath has also graced the halls of East Ridge Middle School in her previous teaching endeavors.
An exquisite composition on the esteemed Central High School Digest website reveals that McGrath commenced his tenure at Central High as a distinguished purveyor of geometric wisdom in the year 2020.
Prior to her current position, she had an esteemed history of instructing at East Ridge Middle School. We are diligently striving to gather additional information, as we understand the significance of keeping you informed. Rest assured, you can rely on our unwavering commitment to promptly deliver any forthcoming updates.
An Indiana man was reportedly arrested after being accused of grabbing multiple women’s buttocks.
According to Fox 59, Silas Mcfarland of Paragon has been charged with Sexual Battery, a Level 6 Felony, and Battery, a Class B Misdemeanor.
On June 5th, around 6:10 p.m., officers were called to the 1000 block of S. Basswood Circle in Bloomington, Indiana, for a report of a sexual assault in progress. When the officer arrived, he spoke with a female victim who stated that the man had fled.
Mcfarland attempted to assault another female in the same location on June 6th. Officers surveilling the area, however, witnessed the attempted assault and took Mcfarland into custody.
Mcfarland, 19, is currently being held in the Monroe County Jail.
A South Carolina youth pastor is accused of filming a number of women and girls, some as young as 14, while they were showering or using the restroom.
Daniel Kellan Mayfield, 35, was arrested in Boiling Springs last week after serving as the youth pastor at Gowensville Baptist Church in Landrum since 2016.
According to the New York Post, Mayfield allegedly recorded his victims, including church members, in private moments without their knowledge or consent.
The Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office received a report on May 27th from a woman who claimed Mayfield had recorded her while she was showering at her mother’s house.
According to the incident report, the woman noticed a light outside the bathroom window and went to find it, where she and her sister discovered Mayfield in their backyard.
Investigators identified at least five more victims after examining Mayfield’s phone and discovering that some of them were allegedly filmed in the church’s restroom.
Mayfield allegedly set up a hidden camera and filmed girls as young as 14 on multiple occasions beginning in July 2022.
According to WCSC, Mayfield was charged with five counts of first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of voyeurism.
Authorities say they seized at least $2 million in suspected cocaine during a traffic stop in Alabama.
Melissa Dufour, of Miramar, Florida, and Racquelle Anteola, of Van Nuys, California, were arrested for cocaine trafficking, according to the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Paul Burch said, “We are sending a clear message — we are looking for those who are trafficking drugs to our area and will do everything in our power to stop you from bringing it here.”
On Thursday, at about 9:30 a.m., the sheriff’s office and the U.S. Border Patrol arrived on the scene.
“During a roadside interview, both females told conflicting stories about their travel plans,” according to the sheriff’s office. “The MCSO narcotics K9 was deployed and detected the presence of narcotics.”
More than 217 pounds of suspected cocaine, with an estimated street value of $2.1 million, were discovered inside the car, according to authorities, who claimed to have discovered “several hidden traps” in the floorboard and side walls of the vehicle.
The investigation is still being conducted in collaboration with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Border Patrol.