Alabama high school secretary, 43, charged with having sex with 16-year-old male student is seen SMIRKING in her mugshot
- Martha Sasser Pope charged with being a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student
- Pope, a secretary at Elba High School in Alabama, is accused of having oral sex with a 16-year-old boy in September
- Pope, who was hired in 2020, has been put on paid administrative leave
A secretary at an Alabama high school has been accused of having sex with a male student.
Authorities in Coffee County on Tuesday arrested Martha Sasser Pope, 43, on a charge of being a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student, a felony.
According to a criminal complaint, Pope, who was hired as a secretary at Elba High School in 2020, engaged in oral sex with a student on September 10.
Alabama high school secretary Martha Sasser Pope, 43, has been charged with being a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student
An unnamed source told the station WDHN that the victim was a 16-year-old boy.
The complaint did not say how or when law enforcement officials found out about Pope’s alleged sexual misconduct.
No additional details concerning Pope’s alleged relationship with the minor were immediately available.
Pope was released from Coffee County jail within an hour of her arrest after posting $5,000 bond.
Pope, who was hired as a secretary at Elba High School (pictured) in 2020, was accused of engaging in oral sex with a 16-year-old boy
Elba School Superintendent Chris Moseley said that Pope has been put on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the criminal investigation.
Elba City School Board is scheduled to hold a meeting next week to discuss the allegations against the school administrator.
Pope is due in court for her first appearance on November 10.