Katy ISD football coach Lonnie Teagle charged

At least 5 feminine college students have accused Lonnie Teagle of inappropriate touching and feedback, in accordance with court docket paperwork.

KATY, Texas — The former Paetow High School football coach who was on the middle of a misconduct investigation has been arrested and charged with improper relationship with a pupil and indecency with a toddler.

At least 5 feminine college students have accused Lonnie Teagle of inappropriate touching and feedback, one among them who alleges he used his hand to the touch her non-public components over her garments, in accordance with court docket paperwork.

So far, Teagle has solely been charged for the alleged actions in opposition to one of many college students, a 15-year-old.

According to court docket paperwork, two 15-year-old college students had been interviewed individually in October by an officer with the Katy ISD Police Department.

One of them informed the officer that Teagle had began touching her and the opposite 15-year-old, who she mentioned was her finest buddy, round Sept. 1. She claimed Teagle began with inappropriate feedback which was inappropriate hugs that began along with his fingers across the waist. He then slowly moved his fingers to their decrease butt, learn court docket paperwork.

A few days later, Teagle allegedly pulled one of many ladies onto his lap whereas they had been in his workplace. The woman mentioned she initially landed in his crotch space however she positioned herself so she can be on his leg, the court docket paperwork learn. The paperwork additionally mentioned that she might inform Teagle was aroused.

One of the kids mentioned that on one event, Teagle rubbed her inside thigh and made contact together with her non-public space with the facet of his hand over her garments, in accordance with court docket paperwork.

Two days later, the ladies each claimed Teagle took them right into a random room at the highschool and informed them he was going to spank them, court docket paperwork learn. The paperwork additionally mentioned that one of many ladies mentioned he bent her over his lap and spanked her about thrice earlier than she might stand up after which spanked her buddy, too.

One of the ladies then mentioned he introduced them Chipotle and apologized. The alleged inappropriate sexual contact stopped after that, court docket paperwork learn.

About a month later, three extra ladies got here ahead with complaints about Teagle, in accordance with court docket paperwork. The females informed police Teagle would seize them by the hips, rub their thighs and even say feedback like, “You’re so fairly, I’d date you if I had been your age.”

The ladies informed authorities they had been scared to come back ahead due to Teagle’s excessive standing on the faculty.

He resigned from Paetow High School in October, proper across the time the district mentioned he was introduced in for questioning for these allegations. He was solely employed at Paetow for six months earlier than he stepped down.

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Investigators reviewed Teagle’s case file and found he had complaints from Denton ISD the place he’s accused of creating inappropriate feedback to a feminine pupil.

Investigators additionally came upon that Teagle had complaints from workers members who labored at Stocdick Junior High, which is close to Paetow High School. The workers members mentioned he made them really feel uncomfortable on account of inappropriate feedback, touching and his mannerisms. Court paperwork learn these allegations weren’t associated to athletics or his highschool athletic coordinator position and his habits on the junior excessive was described as “not applicable for the office.”

Total bond was set at $30,000.

Katy ISD launched the next assertion concerning Teagle’s arrest:

After a number of weeks of interagency investigations, the District has been knowledgeable by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office that it has accepted prices on former football coach, Lonnie Teagle. The District takes all potential security issues critically. When made conscious of any allegation regarding a workers member, the person is straight away faraway from their task(s), whereas District personnel work swiftly with legislation enforcement and different businesses to conduct an intensive investigation to make sure the security and well-being of all college students . Any additional inquiries concerning the case are directed to the Harris County DA’s Office.

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