Former Roland Grise teacher charged for indecent liberties - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Former middle school teacher charged for indecent liberties with a child

April Schaefer (Source: WPD) April Schaefer (Source: WPD)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Detectives with the Wilmington Police Department Juvenile Justice Team arrested a former middle school teacher who is accused of having indecent liberties with a child.

Police say April Schaefer, 26, was arrested and charged Thursday night with the following:

  • disseminate obscene material to minor
  • indecent liberties with child
  • felony indecent liberties with student
  • contributing to the delinquency/neglect of a juvenile

Schaefer worked at Roland Grise Middle School from 2010-2011, according to the New Hanover County School system. Authorities say that's when she allegedly met the 13-year-old victim.

A spokesperson for NHC Schools said "her employment was time certain for one year. Her contract was non-renewable."

"There will be more charges forthcoming against the suspect as this investigation is still unfolding," said Sgt Tom Tillmon, the WPD Juvenile Justice Team Supervisor.

Stay with WECT for more details in this developing story.

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