COCHRAN — A Georgia high school teacher was arrested Monday and charged with sexual assault. The teacher resigned Sept. 30.
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, former Bleckley County High School teacher Brantley Aaron Collins, 25, was arrested for one felony count of Sexual Assault by Persons with Supervisory or Disciplinary Authority.
On September 30, Bleckley County Sheriff Kris Coody asked the GBI to investigate a complaint he received from Bleckley County Board of Education Superintendent Steve J. Smith alleging an inappropriate relationship between Collins and a student at Bleckley County High School where Collins was a teacher.
The GBI is asking anyone who has any information regarding this investigation to contact the GBI Eastman office at 478-374-6988 or the Bleckley County Sheriff’s Office at 478-934-4545.