Cadiz, Ky. (May 6, 2022) – In January 2022, Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 1 began an investigation into allegations of sexual contact between a Trigg County Public School teacher and student. The investigation revealed that Trigg County High School teacher Ashley M. Wells, 34 years old, had sexual contact with a 17 year old student in 2016 in Christian County.
The investigation was presented to a Christian County grand jury which returned an indictment for Sexual Abuse 1st Degree on April 29, 2022. Ashley M. Wells was arrested on May 4, 2022 for violation of KRS 510.110 Sexual Abuse 1st Degree and lodged in the Christian County Jail
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