11/15/2013 5:40 PM
by Rebecca Turco
WELCH - A teacher who used to work in
McDowell County is arrested in North Carolina for sex crimes involving a former
Randall Jared Cassels, 24, of Boone,
North Carolina is charged with solicitation of a minor via a computer.
Officials for the McDowell County
Sheriff's Office said a female student at River View High School made
accusations that Cassels solicited her online. The Sheriff’s Office was
contacted by the Board of Education after the student came forward to a teacher
at River View High School about the incident.
Cassels was arrested last week by
authorities in North Carolina and was released on bond awaiting extradition to
West Virginia. Cassels has since been fired job as a long-term substitute
teacher in North Carolina.