Popular high-school music teacher charged with having sex with students
(FROM COLUMBUS DISPATCH) A teacher credited with turning around a high-school band program is expected in Logan County Common Pleas Court was in court Wednesday to answer charges that he had sex with students.
He’s 34 year old John T. “Tim” Shook, a music teacher in the Riverside school district.
A Logan County grand jury indicted him Tuesday. He was arrested Tuesday afternoon and was being held in the county jail.
Logan County chief assistant prosecutor Eric Stewart says the charges involve two female high-school students.
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