Former High School Teacher, Coach Accused of Sexual Acts with Student
LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C.-- Investigators with the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office arrested a former high school teacher and coach after it was discovered he engaged in a consensual sexual relationship with a former student for more than a year and a half.
Tony Allen Ford, 36, of Indian Land, was arrested Friday and charged with sexual battery of a student. Ford was employed as a teacher at Lancaster High School and a coach at Indian Land High School during this time.
The Sheriff's Office began an investigation after receiving a report of suspicious activity from a parent of a former Indian Land High School student.
Ford was released from the Lancaster County Detention Center Saturday on a $15,000 surety bond.