Dade substitute teacher charged w/ sending inappropriate messages to students bonds out

Dade County substitute teacher charged with sending inappropriate messages to students (Photo: DCSO & MGN)

UPDATE:

Dade County jail officials say Pardue bonded out of jail Thursday afternoon.

PREVIOUSLY:

Dade County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jan Harris has released a statement after a substitute teacher was arrested for sending inappropriate messages to several 14-year-olds.

"We are saddened to learn about the arrest of a former substitute teacher. This individual is no longer employed as a substitute teacher with Dade County Schools. We are cooperating with law enforcement officers as they investigate this matter."

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into this case.

Depend on us to update this story as we learn more.


ORIGINAL STORY:

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says 35-year-old Amanda Lenea Pardue was arrested after sending inappropriate messages and pictures of herself to several 14-year-old male juveniles.

The GBI says Pardue was a substitute teacher at Dade County High School. Dade County School Superintendent Dr. Jan Harris says Pardue is no longer listed as a substitute teacher.

Pardue was arrested on Thursday, on charges of Electronically Furnishing Obscene Material to Minors and a felony charge of Computer or Electronic Pornography and Child Exploitation.

According to a release from the GBI, the Trenton Police Chief asked the GBI to conduct an investigation after reports of Pardue sending inappropriate material to several minors.

Pardue turned herself into authorities without incident.

The GBI says this is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call 706-624-1424.

This is a developing story. Depend on NewsChannel 9 to bring you any updates as they become available.

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