Teacher charged with sexual battery of Ashley Ridge student - WCBD-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Charleston, SC

Teacher charged with sexual battery of Ashley Ridge student

Posted: Updated:
William Jesse Baber. William Jesse Baber.
CHARLESTON, SC -

A substitute teacher for Dorchester District 2 has been arrested and charged with sexual battery of a student.

According to authorities William Jesse Baber, 22, had sex with an Ashley Ridge High School student several times between December 2012 and April 2013.

Local Teacher Faces Sex Charges

West Ashley teacher arrested for having sex with student

Police arrested Baber Wednesday evening.  He is scheduled to appear for a bond hearing Thursday afternoon.

Dorchester District Two released a statement Thursday:

William Baber II who was charged with sexual battery with a student by the Dorchester County Sheriff's Department last night (April 24th )has worked as a substitute with Dorchester District Two since November 9, 2012.

Wednesday morning (April 24th) parents of a student reported to the Ashley Ridge High Principal Karen Radcliffe that a student was having a relationship with a substitute teacher outside of school.  The administration immediately contacted Dorchester County Sheriff's Department regarding this information.

Mrs. Radcliffe notified the district office and the substitute was inactivated immediately giving
him no access for continued employment.  Additionally he was served with a trespass notice
prohibiting him from any Dorchester District Two property.

The school continues to cooperate with the Dorchester County Sheriff's Department while
conducting their own internal investigation.

  • Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

    Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:52 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:52:34 GMT
    The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.
    A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.
  • 2 Your Health Join the Fight For Air Climb at North Charleston Coliseum

    2 Your Health Join the Fight For Air Climb at North Charleston Coliseum

    2 Your Health Join the Fight For Air Climb at North Charleston Coliseum

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:49:22 GMT
    The Fight for Air Climb is one of the American Lung Association's signature fundraising events. With events in more than 65 cities, participants young and old climb to raise funds in support of the mission of the American Lung Association: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.Saturday's unique event is planned for the North Charleston Coliseum and challenges participants as they walk, run or race up hundreds of steps. Sometimes called a "vertical road race", team...
    The Fight for Air Climb is one of the American Lung Association's signature fundraising events. With events in more than 65 cities, participants young and old climb to raise funds in support of the mission of the American Lung Association: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.Saturday's unique event is planned for the North Charleston Coliseum and challenges participants as they walk, run or race up hundreds of steps. Sometimes called a "vertical road race", team...
  • Residents fear traffic congestion if 196 new apartments and grocery store are built

    Residents fear traffic congestion if 196 new apartments and grocery store are built

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:37:56 GMT
     On Wednesday night, the Mount Pleasant Planning Commission will review a proposal for new residential apartments and 87,000 square feet of commercial space.
     On Wednesday night, the Mount Pleasant Planning Commission will review a proposal for new residential apartments and 87,000 square feet of commercial space.
Powered by WorldNow

210 W. Coleman Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Telephone: 843.216.4875
Fax: 843.881.3410
Email: news@wcbd.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.