Fmr. Henderson Co. teacher arrested on sodomy charge

Fmr. Henderson Co. teacher arrested on sodomy charge

HENDERSON CO., Ky. (WFIE) - A former Henderson County teacher is facing a sodomy charge.

According to police, a juvenile female student reported having sexual contact with 27-year-old Evan Harvey, who is a former teacher at Central Learning Academy.

Police say the sexual contact happened on multiple occasions during the 2018-2019 school year.

Harvey was arrested Thursday on a 3rd-degree sodomy charge.

In a press release, Henderson County Schools confirms Harvey was a teacher at Central Learning Academy and was contracted for the 2018-19 school year. Megan Mortis, HCS Public Information Officer, tells 14 News his contract was not renewed.

According to the HCS release, the school district was notified of the incident on Sept. 10, 2019. The release also says the district immediately contact local law enforcement and the Department of Community Based Services.

Evan Harvey, 27.
Evan Harvey, 27. (Source: Henderson Co. Detention Center)

In a statement from Daviess County Public Schools, officials say Harvey is now a teacher at Tamarack Elementary School. They say they were also told about Harvey’s arrest on September 10 and he was immediately put on suspension.

DCPS says there are no allegations of inappropriate behavior involving students at any Daviess County Public School.

Here is the full statement from DCPS:

"It is our policy to not comment on any personnel matters.
Dr. Amy Shutt, DCPS Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources.

Anyone with information on this case should call the Henderson Police Dept. at (270) 831-1295 or (270) 724-4400.

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