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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Friday, October 19, 2012 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Butler County Teacher Arrested for Sexual Exploitation by a School Employee

Parkersburg, IOWA --- A former teacher with the Aplington-Parkersburg  School District was arrested today.  Ashley Anderson, 24 years, of Ackley, Iowa was charged with four counts of Sexual Exploitation by a School Employee (Class D Felony).

Official court records show that Anderson admitted to engaging in sexual misconduct with four different student victims aged 16-18 during the 2011-2012 school year.

Complaints and Affidavit

Anderson turned herself into the Butler County Sheriff’s Office today, Friday, October 19, 2012 at approximately 12:30 PM.  She was booked and then released after posting bond.

Ashley Anderson, 24 years

Ashley Anderson, 24 years

Anderson was employed with the Aplington-Parkersburg Community School District from 2010 to 2012.  She taught high school math classes before resigning her position in the Fall of 2012.

For additional questions, contact SAC Larry Hedlund at 515-571-0880.

It should be noted a criminal charge is merely an accusation and all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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