Resigned! Martin "Marty" Gregory Waters, Statesboro, Georgia (arrested May 2014) [failure to report]

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    Martin "Marty" Gregory Waters, principal at Statesboro High School, Bulloch County Schools, Statesboro, Georgia, "failed to report sexual abuse of a child in a timely manner"

    Statesboro High School principal arrested

    9 May 2014

    Police arrested Statesboro High School Principal Dr. Marty Waters on Friday on a charge that he failed to report sexual abuse of a child in a timely manner.

    Statesboro educators with issues:
    Marty Waters, Statesboro High School, Bulloch County Schools, Statesboro, Georgia, Martin Gregory Waters, Martin "Marty" Gregory Waters
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    Statesboro Police Department Press Release:

    Third Arrest in SHS Sexual Assault Investigation

    Press Release 05/09/2014

    Public Safety Director Wendell Turner
    Statesboro Police Department
    25 West Grady Street
    Statesboro, GA 30458

    The Statesboro Police Department has made another arrest in the ongoing Statesboro High School Sexual Assault investigation. On 05/09/2014 Statesboro High School Principal Martin Waters was arrested at the Statesboro Police Department and charged with Failure to Report Child Abuse.

    During the course of the investigation, Statesboro Police Detectives learned Waters was informed as early as March of 2014 of suspected child abuse between Assistant Coach Jeffery Crowder (previously arrested) and a female student. The information was first reported to police on April 25, 2014. The Statesboro Police Department investigation has revealed that Waters failed to report the suspected child abuse to the proper authorities in the time required by law. The Bulloch County Board of Education and the Central Office has cooperated fully with the Statesboro Police Department throughout the investigation.

    Waters is being held in the Bulloch County Jail. This investigation is ongoing and no further information is being released at this time.

    Martin Gregory Waters
    41 years old
    Nevils, Georgia
    1 count Failure to Report Child Abuse (Misdemeanor)

    Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Investigations Buruea at the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to or by texting a tip to “TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

    Media inquiries should be directed to the Public Information Officer:

    Corporal Justin Samples


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    Statesboro principal remains on leave after arrest

    12 May 2014

    Statesboro’s high school principal has been arrested and charged with failure to report child abuse. Dr. Martin Waters, 41, was placed on administrative leave after Friday’s arrest. It’s a misdemeanor charge which stems from two other cases involving high school coaches.
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    Contract of Statesboro HS Principal Not Being Renewed Following Arrest

    13 May 2014

    Bulloch County Superintendent Charles Wilson says Dr. Martin Waters contract as Statesboro High School Principal will not be renewed for the 2014-2015 school year. This comes after Dr. Water's arrest last week. Dr. Water’s has been on administrative leave with pay since Friday after being arrested and charged with failure to report child abuse. Police said Waters knew in March of a suspected inappropriate relationship between an employee and student but didn't report it until April. That incident involved assistant football coach Jeffery Tyler Crowder who is accused of having sexual contact with a 16-year-old student.
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    Waters pleads not guilty

    17 Jun 2014

    Monday in Bulloch State Court his attorney, Dan Snipes, entered a not guilty plea and requested a jury trial. Waters was not present ... Police investigators said after Waters learned of the incidents he failed to report them to police in sufficient time as required by Georgia law.
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    Case dismissed for former Statesboro Principal Dr. Marty Waters

    5 Jan 2015

    The trial for Dr. Marty Waters was over before it could even begin, the former Statesboro High School Principal is accused of failing to report knowledge of an affair between a student and a teacher. Attorneys for both sides in the case reached an agreement where State Court Solicitor Joey Cowart dismissed the case on Monday, January 5th.
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    UPDATE: Charge Dropped Against Former Statesboro High School Principal

    16 Feb 2015

    Dr. Martin Waters was charged with failure to report child abuse. Police said he knew about a suspected inappropriate relationship between an employee and student in March but didn't report it until April. In court Monday, the Bulloch County Solicitor General said there wasn't enough evidence to convict Waters beyond a reasonable doubt that he knowingly and willfully failed to report the incident. Waters also agreed to complete a course about reporting requirements that he was charged with violating.