Former teacher in Crisp County arrested for child molestation, sheriff’s office says

The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office stated a girl, and former teacher, was arrested for aggravated child molestation on Wednesday.

Allison Griswold, previously a teacher at Crisp Academy, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after deputies started investigating allegations of an improper sexual relationship between a teacher and a juvenile, in response to the sheriff’s office.

The sheriff’s office stated they have been notified of the allegations by a mandated reporter.

During the investigation, the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division discovered proof, resulting in the 38-year-old’s arrest.

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The sheriff’s office stated Griswold was fired from her job “moments before the arrest.”

Griswold, of Cordele, was charged with:

  • Aggravated Child Molestation – Felony

  • Improper Sexual Contact by Employee – Felony

  • (2) Counts Obscene Telephone Contact with a Child

  • Carrying Weapons Within School Safety Zone

The investigation is energetic and ongoing. Griswold was taken into custody with out incident and brought to the Crisp County Detention Center, in response to the sheriff’s office.

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