WINFIELD - Former Winfield City High School teacher Carrie Jackson, 44, was arrested for distribution of obscene material to a student and was released on Thursday, Jan. 16, on a $3,000 bond. A school employee distributing obscene material to a student is a Class A misdemeanor, according to the 2016 Code of Alabama.
According to a press release from 25th Judicial Circuit District Attorney Scott Slatton, Jackson allegedly sent a nude photo to a current student at the high school.
Winfield Police Chief Brett Burleson stated that Jackson turned herself in to the Marion County Jail in Hamilton on Thursday, Jan. 16, and was released the same day.
Burleson also stated that Jackson turned herself in to the jail in an attempt to “make things right.” He said that he and Sgt. Brad Burroughs drove Jackson to the county jail so that she could turn herself in.
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