RPD arrests, charges GHS teacher

September 9, 2011 • Local News

David Lawrence

A Goddard High School teacher turned himself into police Thursday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest late Wednesday. The teacher, David Lawrence, 48, is charged with criminal sexual contact of a minor.

Lawrence has taught health at Goddard for the past 17 years. He also coached girls’ softball and boys’ soccer.

The arrest follows a lengthy investigation by the Roswell Police Department, following allegations of sexual misconduct by a student.

According to the criminal complaint, the allegations were first leveled on Aug. 25, when Principal Andrew Sweet reported to the RPD that he had received notification of “multiple sexual contacts” between Lawrence and a 17-year-old student.

The complaint states, “He (Sweet) Login to read more

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4 Responses to RPD arrests, charges GHS teacher

  1. JT says:

    Man, Jones Witt is in the middle of every one of these slezeball cases. I guess that is fitting, as he is an adulturer himself!

  2. kathaleeng says:

    why would you say that about jones, witt?

  3. roswalien says:

    If it wasnt for Doug Jones Witt a lot of innocent people would be serving time for the most disgusting crime on earth because kids abuse the system, just to have them recant years later after a persons life is ruined.
    Speaking of which, this man was found not guilty by 12 educated individuals. If one is well read they know that there are people out there that kill others just for being accused of such a crime. So why does the paper insist on making itself liable for this mans death if that one nut sees this teachers face plastered all over the paper over and over after he has been aquitted?

  4. ward81812 says:

    roswalien, whoever you are thank you for all your comments regarding the Lawrence case. THANK THANK YOU.

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