Former English teacher charged after admitting to having sex with her 17-year-old student who claimed he was ‘in love’ with her and is upset with the person who ‘snitched’ on them
A former English teacher is facing up to 12 years in prison after admitting to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year old student she previously taught at a Wisconsin high school.
Abby Dibbs, 35, was charged with sexual assault after admitting to having sex with her student on two occasions at her home last weekend.
According to the criminal complaint, the 17-year-old confirmed the relationship to detectives, stating he was ‘in love’ with Dibbs and was upset with the person who ‘snitched’ on their involvement.
Portage PD Sgt. Max Jenatscheck revealed that Dibbs had said she and the student had discussed how they felt about each other and how there were lines that they could not cross. He added: ‘Dibbs admitted that these lines were then crossed.’
Court documents show that the teen’s mother said she was glad the person who reported the inappropriate relationship did the right thing.
Dibbs has been released on $3,500 bail under conditions barring her from contact with a 17-year old boy, stating no unsupervised contact with other children other than her own child, and a prohibition against being at Portage High School.