Amy Maschell Thompson, a woman in Oklahoma who is a former youth rehabilitation center employee, was arrested and charged with rape for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy whom she met at the center.
The 32-year-old Amy Maschell Thompson (mugshot photo above) is formerly an employee of Fort Reno Adolescent Drug and Rehabilitation Center in Canadian County in Oklahoma and she is a resident of Yukon, Oklahoma, according to NEWS 9 in Oklahoma City, quoting official sources.
She was arrested by Canadian County Sheriff’s deputies arrested her after she confessed to having had sex with the alleged victim, a male teenager, 15 years old.
The boy’s mother notified the Canadian County Sheriff Office, telling deputies that Amy Maschell Thompson had sexually molested him. News 9 goes on to report that Thompson admitted to deputies that she she met the teen while she was employed at the Fort Reno Adolescent Drug and Rehabilitation Center. According to the alleged victim’s mother he was at the center receiving treatment.
During her time at the rehabilitation center Thompson’s responsibilities included providing care and supervision to the patients undergoing treatment. She left the job in July and “admitted to committing six separate incidents of lewd acts with a minor by touching the boy inappropriately.”
According to investigators, the alleged incidents dated back to February 2014 during the time that Thompson was employed at the rehabilitation center. The incidents took place both at the rehabilitation center as well as on field trips sponsored by the center.
News 9 also reports that according to the Sheriff’s Office, Thompson also told investigators that she had made contact with the alleged victim on Facebook to arrange a “romantic get-a-way” at an Oklahoma City area motel.
The alleged victim sneaked away from his home and Thompson took him with her to the motel. At the motel, Thompson gave the boy alcohol, and once she got him drunk she raped him.
News 9 quotes Randall Edwards of the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office who said, “This is the first case of a female child predator we have encountered. Most females are associated as having maternal instincts and taking care of children, not raping them.”
Thompson was arrested and booked into the Canadian County Jail. She was charged with six counts of lewd acts against a minor, and first-degree rape. Her bond was set at $350,000 and remains in jail.
No additional details on Amy Maschell Thompson’s bio or professional background were reported. Check back for updates on this developing story.