By Daniel Miller
Charges: Middle school teacher Almarcus Dwayne Thomas is accused of having sex with a student and secretly videotaping another
The school immediately removed Thomas from the classroom and he was placed on paid leave while detectives investigated the claims.
A laptop computer retrieved form Thomas’ Lithonia home was found to contain inappropriate sexual images.
The school spokesman said: ‘These are just allegations at this point.
‘But we have to act on the side of the children and make sure that we’re taking precautions to make sure these children are safe.’
Yesterday parents told of their horror at learning of Thomas’ arrest.
Manna Samuel, the parent of a sixth grade student at the school, told WSBTV: ‘We just received the letter yesterday,’ said , the parent of a sixth-grader.
‘I was just shocked. I mean, that’s the safest place you send your kids, and it’s just shocking. But I love Tucker Middle School, and I’m going to just pray.’
According to neighbors Thomas’ is married two children. He was described as a ‘stand-up guy’ who could always counted on when needed.
He will remain in the DeKalb County Jail until he can be tried in the superior court.
Source : dailymail