ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A former teacher at the U.S. Naval Academy is facing allegations he sexually assaulted a student in 2011.
An academy spokesman says testimony ended Tuesday in a military court hearing. The teacher was not identified by the academy. The alleged incidents happened after two female students attended a traditional croquet match between the academy and neighboring St. John’s College.READ MORE: Health Officials Urge Vaccination & Boosters As COVID-19 Rate Rises, Omicron Arrives In Maryland
William Ferris, an attorney representing the teacher, said Wednesday that statements made by the two women to Navy investigators and at a hearing were not consistent. He contends none of the allegations happened.READ MORE: Maryland Has Three Confirmed Cases Of The Omicron Variant Of COVID-19, Hogan Says
Cmdr. William Marks, an academy spokesman, said Wednesday the case will be reviewed to decide whether it warrants a court martial.
The teacher, who is 43, faces charges of fraternization, aggravated sexual assault and conduct unbecoming an officer.MORE NEWS: Jury Watches Interrogation Video In Murder Trial For Keith Smith, Who Blamed Panhandler For Wife's Death
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