Kent Co. teacher arrested on child sex offense charges


According to documents obtained by 47ABC, the former teacher met with her 17-year-old student on more than one occasion last month engaging in sexual intercourse and smoking marijuana.

Reports say police had found a video of one account on the teenager’s phone, which ultimately led to Lyles’ arrest.

Maryland State Police say investigators made contact with the teen and found a video of the two having sexual intercourse on his phone.

Police also discovered a photo that Lyles had sent to the victim of her in the shower. Documents say investigators also met with the Kent County Alternative School Program director who identified Lyles in the video.

Reports say Lyles was fired from the Kent County Alternative School on March 2. According to court documents, a trial date has not yet been set.

KENT CO., Md. – Maryland State Police say a Kent County teacher has been arrested on sex offense charges involving a teenager.

According to police, 29-year-old Brittney Lyles was arrested on Friday following an investigation launched by police on March 4th. Preliminary investigation revealed that the alleged offenses occurred in February of this year, while Lyles was working as a teacher at the Kent County Alternative School Program.

Police say the alleged actives took place between Lyles and a 17-year-old male, however, it has been determined that none of the activities took place on school property. It is believed that Lyles picked up the victim in her vehicle at an off campus location and took him to another location where the offenses took place.

Lyles has been charged with two counts of fourth degree sex offense, sex abuse of a minor, contributing to certain conditions of a child, and other related offenses. She is currently being held without bond at the Talbot County Detention Center.

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