A well-respected 33-year-old teacher from one of Burbank’s public schools recently confessed to having an sexual relations with a 14-year-old boy. The affair began in March 2009 and continued until last December. According to an article from the Burbank Leader, the woman walked into the local police station, allegedly full of guilt, and confessed to the crime with her attorney present. Police and school officials were unaware of the Los Angeles sexual crime beforehand. The former student, now 15, confirmed the woman’s story.
The Burbank teacher is currently being charged with five counts of engaging in sex acts with a person under 16 and faces up to seven years in prison if convicted. The criminal arraignment was scheduled for March 25. She has made no effort to post her $175,000 bail. Psychologists have been provided by officials for students at the school.