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Jury Sees Police Interview With Former Teacher on Trial
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Jurors listen to more testimony today in the trial of a former teacher charged with having sex with two 16 year old students.
Julie Hautzenroeder faces two counts of sexual battery. Wednesday jurors heard more racy text messages as well as a testimony from Hautzenroeder herself.
Detective Andrew Guy took the stand. He's been the lead investigator on this case.
The jury also just finished watching a video of Julie Hautzenroeder being interviewed by Detective Guy. That video was taken on May of this year.
In the video, Detective Guy asks Hautzenroeder a variety of questions, many of which pertain to her relationship with one of the 16-year-old students.
The 36-year-old former teacher admits to texting with that student, But see him at least denies ever having any sexual contact with him or even touching him.
The video then shows Detective Guy reading through text messages of an apparent correspondence between Hautzenroeder and that student, in which there is an implied and highly suggestive sexual relationship between the former teacher and student.
The text also show a discussion about Hautzenroeder and the student smoking marijuana together.
Hautzenroeder again denies any sexual contact, and also denies she participated in any type of drug use with the student.
Also on the stand Wednesday, Northwest school superintendent Dr. Andrew Jackson, who talked about what he did once he caught wind of a potential student teacher relationship from a concerned parent.
Dr. Jackson placed her on administrative leave immediately and escorted her from the property. He then contacted attorney and sheriff's department
The prosecution is expected to rest Wednesday afternoon. The defense will then present its case.
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