A former Tremper High School teacher was charged by the Racine and Kenosha County District Attorney’s Offices with sexually assaulting two students between 2009 and 2011.
Douglas Richmond, 39, of Burlington, was charged Thursday with sexual assault by a teacher or volunteer who works with children. The Racine County Sheriff’s Department apprehended Richmond at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, according to a press release by the department.
Richmond had a relationship with the first student between 2009 and 2010. He and the student met for intercourse many times, one of which was allegedly at Richmond’s mother’s house. Racine County Court Commissioner Jerry Delcore set a cash bond of $2,500.
Following that court appearance, detectives learned about another student Richmond had sex with while he was a teacher at Indian Trail High School in Kenosha. Some of those sexual encounters happened in 2011 in Kenosha and in Racine County. He is being held at the Racine County Jail on a second charge in lieu of a $5,000 cash bond, the $2,500 cash bond Delcore set and a $15,000 warrant from the City of Kenosha Police Department.
Richmond no longer works for the Kenosha Unified School District. He last worked at the Fox River Christian Church in the music and IT departments as a pastor.
If any has information about these crimes, please call the detective bureau at the Racine County Sheriff’s Department at (262) 636-3367.
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