Pottsville Teacher Arrested Under The Charge Of Molestation

Pottsville teacher arrested
  • A Pottsville School District teacher has been arrested and charged with 1st-degree s*xual assault with a minor on Thursday, 19th January 2023. 
  • The Pottsville School District hosted a meeting to talk about millage extensions hours after Hill was detained. 
  • There will be no discussion of the Meridith Lyndsey Hill inquiry; Superintendent Larry Dugger made it clear at the district meeting on the evening of Hill’s arrest.
  • Hill is scheduled to appear before Circuit Judge James Dunham in a zoom meeting for a bond hearing on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.

A Pottsville School District teacher has been arrested and charged with 1st-degree s*xual assault with a minor on Thursday, 19th January 2023. 

On January 19, at 10:00 a.m., Meredith Lyndsey Hill was arrested in the Pope County Detention Facility. 

Hill is the head varsity tennis and softball coach and a science teacher for Pottsville’s seventh graders. 

The Pottsville School District hosted a meeting to talk about millage extensions hours after Hill was detained. 

Although Hill’s arrest was not on the agenda, the incident was on the parents’ minds there.

One of the parents, whose children are in the 9th and 11th grades, says she is unhappy with the district since she had to find out through social media

Th parents claimed that Hill taught her ninth-grade son the previous year. She also claims that when her son was in the eighth grade, he told her that there had been unsuitable reports about Hill involving students. 

The Pottsville graduate suggests conducting psychiatric assessments in addition to background checks to determine what is causing issues to recur.

Superintendent Dugger released the following statement: 

‘Pottsville School District has been made aware of an allegation involving a student and staff member. We are cooperating with law enforcement’s investigation into the matter and have taken all appropriate and lawful actions to assure the safety of students, which is the District’s top priority at all times. Due to confidentiality considerations for students and staff under applicable law, the District will have no further comment at this time.’

Numerous organizations are investigating Meridith Lyndsey Hill. This includes the Pottsville police, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas State Police, and Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Women and Children Division. 

There will be no discussion of the Meridith Lyndsey Hill inquiry; Superintendent Larry Dugger made it clear at the district meeting on the evening of Hill’s arrest.

Hill is scheduled to appear before Circuit Judge James Dunham in a zoom meeting for a bond hearing on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.

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