FORMER HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER IN KENTUCKY COUNTY CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ABUSE REGARDING A STUDENT

CADIZ, KY  – The Kentucky State Police is reporting that in January 2022,  KSP Post 1 began an investigation into allegations of sexual contact between a Trigg County Public School teacher and a 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 on April 29, 2022 returned an indictment for:

  • Sexual Abuse 1st Degree

Ashley M. Wells was arrested on May 4, 2022 for:

  • Violation of KRS 510.110 Sexual Abuse 1st Degree

This individual was lodged in the Christian County Jail.

Photo of the accused provided by the Kentucky State Police.

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