Blackhawk Middle School Teacher Charged For Sexual Misconduct

By Scott Sarvay
By Eric Clabaugh

January 21, 2011 Updated Jan 21, 2011 at 6:38 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – Charges have been formally filed against the Blackhawk Middle School teacher who is accused of having a sexual relationship with a girl who is now in high school.

38-year-old Justin Edwards has been formally charged with single felony county of sexual misconduct with a minor, a Class B felony. Edwards surrendered to police late Friday afternoon.

The girl told police the relationship began when she was a student at Blackhawk Middle School.

Sources close to the investigation tell Indiana’s NewsCenter the girl told police of numerous sexual encounters with the teacher. One of those instances is highlighted in the report filed by the Allen County Prosecutor's Office. It says that the girl, allegedly, had a sexual encounter with Edwards inside Blackhawk Middle School, inside the wrestling mat room.

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