The operations assistant principal at Warwick High School was arrested Wednesday for sex crimes against children.
Warwick High School is a public high school in Newport News, Virginia. Warwick is the city’s oldest high school and has housed the Newport News Centre for the International Baccalaureate program since 1995.
Jason Michael Taylor worked as the operations assistant principal at Warwick High School.
Warwick High School Principle: Why Is Jason Michael Taylor Arrested
According to online court records, Jason Michael Taylor, 45, was detained on Wednesday on charges of indecent acts with children, six counts of sodomy, and one count of forcible rape.
According to court records, these charges were brought up between 2015 and 2017. Jason Michael, the operations assistant principal at Warwick High School, was detained on Wednesday for sex crimes against children.
Officials are trying to find out more information about the accusations and Taylor’s court date.
Where Is Jason Michael Taylor Now?
Jason Michael Taylor has been arrested, and his arrest charges have not been finalized yet since the officials are trying to know more about the accusations.
The names and personal information of the children and their parents have not been revealed for privacy purposes.
Warwick High School Teachers Charged In 2021
According to court documents, three more municipal police departments have filed charges against a Warwick High School staff for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with one of his students over a two-year period.
Todd N. Sheerer, 3471 Coronet Ave., was charged with corruption of minors by police in Manheim and Lititz boroughs and Penn Township on Monday for allegedly involving in sex acts with a female student, now 17, from January 2006 to this month.
Sheerer, 29, was charged with corruption of minors by police in Warwick and Manheim townships on Friday for allegedly engaging in sex acts with the girl inside his sport utility vehicle at various locations.
According to arrest affidavits, the staff, and the girl, who is a member of the high school band, were involved in sexual acts in his vehicle in Manheim and Penn townships, as well as in the band room of Warwick High School in Lititz.
Because she is a minor, the girl’s identity has not been revealed. Sheerer’s classes have had a substitute teacher since January 21, 2021.
Superintendent John George of the Warwick School District rejected to comment on Sheerer’s employment status or whether the district has launched an internal investigation into the allegations.
Merrill Spahn, Sheerer’s attorney, did not immediately return a call from a reporter seeking comment.
What Did Sheerer Do? Arrest And Charges
The girl told Lititz police Sheerer would meet her in the high school’s band room, and backstage wardrobe changing area, where they would kiss and Sheerer would fondle her breasts, according to an arrest affidavit filed Monday.
According to the affidavit, Sheerer told the girl to wear particular clothing to school and lifted up her shirt or skirt inside the band room.
According to the affidavit, those acts occurred numerous times over a two-year period between January 2006 and January 2008. Sheerer is also accused of having sexual relations with the girl in his SUV while it was parked in Warwick Township at a restaurant, a quarry, and an auto repair shop.
Sheerer is the second Warwick staff to be charged in recent years in relation to alleged sexual contact with a Warwick student.
Troy R. May, a former girls’ basketball and softball coach, was sentenced to 812 to 30 years in prison in 2005 after pleading guilty to sexual assault and other charges rooted in his 2003 relationship with a 15-year-old basketball player.