Sonny Dewaine Tibbs, Vina, Alabama (arrested Nov 2013)

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    Sonny Dewaine Tibbs (525 Wakefield St., Hamilton, Alabama), 35, physical education teacher & former girls' basketball coach at Vina High School, Franklin County Schools, Vina, Alabama, "sexual relationship with one of his students"

    Franklin County Times: Teacher accused of having sex with student (Nov 8 2013)

    According to Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver, Tibbs is accused of being sexually involved with a 17-year-old Vina High School senior. The relationship has allegedly been going on for six weeks. Oliver said the sheriff’s office was made aware of the allegations on Thursday after being contacted by the girl’s family. Oliver said investigators questioned the 17-year-old girl on Friday before picking Tibbs up at his residence in Hamilton. Investigators said Tibbs admitted to the relationship during questioning. Oliver said the investigation revealed that Tibbs and the female student had kissed and sent text messages to one another while on school property, but no sexual activity had taken place on school grounds.

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    Times Daily: Vina teacher arrested: Man accused of having sex with 17-year-old student (Nov 8 2013)

    A Vina Elementary School physical education teacher was arrested Friday amid allegations that he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old high school student, sheriff’s officials said. Sonny Tibbs, 35, 525 Wakefield St., Hamilton, was arrested at his home Friday and confessed to the charges, said Sgt. Jason Holcomb, an investigator with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Holcomb said Tibbs, a former head girls basketball coach at Vina, is charged with three counts of a school employee having sexual intercourse with a student under 19 years old.

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    “The parents found out about it (Thursday) and we interviewed them and the victim (Friday) morning,” Holcomb said. “After interviewing them, we went to his home and he confessed.” Holcomb said there are no allegations that the two had sex at school, but he added the two reportedly touched each other inappropriately and kissed while on campus. The relationship had been going on for about six weeks,” Holcomb said.

    Times Daily: Vina teacher accused of having sex with student (Nov 8 2013)
     
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    WAAY TV: Vina community meeting scheduled after teacher arrests (Nov 26 2013)

    The Franklin County School System will host a community meeting after two teachers from Vina High School were arrested less than one week apart. Both are accused of having a sexual relationship with a female student.
    • On November 8th, Vina High School physical education teacher Sonny Tibbs was arrested. Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver said Tibbs confessed to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.
    • Five days later, the Tibbs investigation lead to the arrest of math teacher and boys basketball coach Brian Keeton. Keeton is also accused of having a sexual relationship with another 17-year-old- student.
    Alabamas 13: Public forum to address teachers' sex allegations (Nov 26 2013)

    Daily Journal: Ala. school district sets public forum after 2 teachers at same school arrested on sex charges (Nov 26 2013)

    WTVA: Public forum to address teachers' sex allegations (Nov 26 2013)

    The Republic: Ala. school district sets public forum after 2 teachers at same school arrested on sex charges (Nov 26 2013)

    ABC 33/40: Franklin Co. school system to hold town hall after teachers arrested for relationship with student (Nov 27 2013)
     
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    WAFF: Vina teacher resigns amid sexual misconduct investigation (Jan 2 2014)

    Franklin County Board of Education Vice Chairman Ralton Baker confirmed Thursday night that Sonny Tibbs tendered his resignation at the board meeting. Tibbs had been on paid suspension ... A preliminary hearing for Tibbs is scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday.
     
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    Franklin County Times: Top stories of 2013: Two Vina teachers arrested for sleeping with students (Jan 2 2014)

    Perhaps one of the biggest stories of the year came out of the small town of Vina where two teachers were accused of having sex with two different 17-year-old female students ... This arrest [of Brian Scott Keeton] came just five days after Vina physical education teacher Sonny Dewaine Tibbs, 35, of Hamilton, was arrested on three counts of the same charge after law enforcement officials discovered he had allegedly been sexually involved with a 17-year-old Vina senior.
     
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    Times Daily: Vina teacher facing student sex charge resigns post (Jan 3 2014)

    Franklin County school board members accepted a resignation letter from Vina physical education teacher Sonny Tibbs at its meeting Thursday night. Tibbs was charged in November as a school employee having sex with a student under 19 years of age. He has been on leave with pay since his arrest. Superintendent Gary Williams said at the time he would recommend the termination of Tibbs at the board’s next meeting. The board did not meet in December, and Williams received Tibbs’ resignation letter Monday.
     
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    Vina teachers indicted for sex acts

    The two Vina High School teachers arrested in November 2013 for allegedly having sex with two separate students were indicted by a recent grand jury, Franklin County District Attorney Joey Rushing said. Physical education teacher Sonny Dewaine Tibbs, 39, 525 Wakefield St., Hamilton, was indicted on two counts of being a school employee engaging in sex with a student.

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    http://www.franklincountytimes.com/2014/06/03/vina-teachers-indicted-for-sex-acts/