Caron Blanton is a former middle school teacher in North Carolina who has been arrested and charged for allegedly sending sexually explicit videos and photos of herself to students.
The 34-year-old Caron Blanton (mugshot above) was a sixth grade teacher at Burns Middle school in Lawndale, North Carolina. Her name is also reported as Caron Elizabeth Blanton. She is a resident of Mooresboro, NC. She resigned from her job during the course of the investigation of her alleged conduct.
According to the Shelby Star quoting from an official report from the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office, Burns Middle School administrators notified them that a male student had received an inappropriate video from a teacher at the school and that they had confiscated the cell phone.
The sheriff’s office conducted an investigation, interviewing both the student and the teacher and confiscating the cell phones. Investigators were able to identify two students had received sexually explicit video and photos of the teacher. They also state that they had not found evidence of a sexual relationship with either student.
According to WSOC, the videos were allegedly of Blanton naked and performing a sex act on herself.
Blanton turned herself in at the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office and is being held on a $150,000 secure bond. She has been charged with three counts of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 16 and six counts of disseminating obscene material to a minor. She may face additional charges as the investigation is not complete, according to the report.
Additional details on Caron Blanton’s bio and professional background as a teacher were not reported although WISTVconfirmed that she resigned from her job with Cleveland County Schools and that she had been on suspension during the investigation.
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