- Associated Press - Friday, June 3, 2016

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) - A former Boyd County High School teacher and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor has been accused of raping one of his female students.

Boyd County Sheriff Bobby Jack Woods tells news outlets that 45-year-old Howard Faber of Ashland was arrested Wednesday on charges of rape and prohibited use of an electronic device to procure a minor.

Woods says Faber over the past two years raped a student under the age of 16 and sent inappropriate messages to another girl under the age of 16.

Faber, a retired Naval aviator, was hired by the school system in 2014. Boyd County schools superintendent Brock Walter says Faber submitted his resignation in April, with his resignation date being changed to immediate once the investigation started.

It is unclear whether Faber has an attorney.

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide