Pennsylvania Teacher Charged: Unlawful Contact With Minors

Music teacher put on leave after allegations of inappropriate contact with eight female students.
3:00 | 08/07/12

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-- clearly someone was home at the house Tyrone Dinkins and his family are renting an oral and no one would answer -- not to return our calls. Dinkins his 37 has been a music teacher William -- high school since 2001. He's best known for directing the Madrigal choir which is now performing in London. But the choir director is not with -- The Centennial school district put it on -- just before the school year ended in June. After allegations that he had improper contact with eight students between the ages of sixteen in nineteen -- -- school. He is charged or an eight a total of sixteen counts. Of unlawful contact with minors and corruption of minors and indecent assault. School officials were the ones to report the allegations to police according to the affidavit of probable cause. In separate incidents Dinkins allegedly made sexual comments about female students Breaston but -- Touch them and mouth to what appeared to be inappropriate words. Police say Dinkins admitted to touching female students texting them mouthing words to them. And telling them about dreams he'd had about. This. Mercifully. Is ultimately who -- lower level were not charging that there was actual sexual intercourse. But just grotesquely inappropriate conduct. A statement on the high school website today says our students' safety and welfare are always our primary concern. The Centennial school district is extremely concerned by the very serious allegations against high school Karl director mr. Tyrone Dinkins. It goes on to say the school counselors are available if students wish to discuss these issues. After bad practices evening it was -- students and parents were discussing the case but they declined to comment about it on camera.

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