Germantown High School teacher charged with having sex with student
WTMJ News Team
GERMANTOWN- Charges have been filed against a Germantown High School teacher accused of having sex with one of his students.
According to prosecutors -- rumors were flying around the school, and those rumors have grown into felony charges.
It was in a house on Milwaukee's far northwest side where investigators believe a teacher betrayed the public's trust.
29-year-old Eric Glass is charged with three counts of sexual abuse of a student.
That student -- a 17-year-old at Germantown High School, where Glass worked as her teacher.
Across the street from Eric Glass' home -- a neighbor with a 17-year-old daughter of her own wonders what the victim was thinking. "Things can be a challenge for them at that age," said the neighbor. "And everybody makes their own mistakes and learns from it."
According to the criminal complaint -- Glass and the girl "were seen kissing and dancing together during a concert" at a Milwaukee club.
Glass then drove the victim back to her parent's house. Then, the girl drove her own vehicle back to Glass' home -- where they had sex.
Eric Glass shared his house with another man. In a brief, off-camera conversation, he claimed to know nothing about what happened.
Eric Glass is still in jail.
Each of the three counts could bring a six year prison sentence.