Guilty! Christy L. Smith, Lancaster, Pennsylvania (arrested Oct 2010)

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    Name: Christy L. Smith, 717 College Ave., Apt.3, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    Age: 32

    School: J. P. McCaskey High School [School District of Lancaster], Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    Position: English teacher

    Victims: Two boys, 15 & 17

    Fox 43: English Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault of a 15 Year Old Student (Oct 8 2010)

    Lancaster City Detectives have charged an English teacher at J.P.McCaskey High School with sexual assault of a 15 year old student. 32 year old Christy L. Smith faces multiple felony offenses involving the student. Police say that their investigation began in January after receiving information via a the Police Bureau's website tip line. The tipster had indicated that a boy had disclosed to a family member that his English teacher at McCaskey High School had sexual relations with him.

    Lancaster Online: Added charge for McCaskey teacher (Oct 28 2010)

    A McCaskey High School English teacher who allegedly had sexual relations with one of her 15-year-old students now faces an additional charge related to a second boy. Christy L. Smith, 32, of 717 College Ave., Apt.3, had sexual activities with a 17-year-old boy between December 2009 and April 15, city police said in a criminal complaint. The acts all occurred in Smith's apartment, police said. The juvenile was not a student at McCaskey High School. Smith had sexual intercourse with the boy at least 10 times, police said in a criminal complaint. She also performed oral sex on him twice, and she had him perform oral sex on her on at least five occasions.

    Lancaster Online: Teens: We had sex with teacher (Nov 29 2010)

    The boy testified that he was 15 years old when he and his high school English teacher began having sex. A second teenager said he was 17 and attending another high school when he and the teacher, Christy L. Smith, met at a dance and began a relationship.

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    Lancaster Online: Former McCaskey High School teacher disciplined (Feb 4 2011)

    A former McCaskey High School teacher accused of having sex with two students has been stripped of her state teaching credentials. Christy L. Smith, 32, of 717 College Ave., Apt. 3, is awaiting trial on six counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, four counts of corruption of minors, three counts of statutory sexual assault and other charges.

    Lancaster Online: Former teacher faces new charges (Jan 23 2012)

    A former local high school teacher accused of having sex with a pair of students is now charged with taking photos of the assaults. [Christy L.] Smith, a former English teacher at McCaskey High School, already is charged with more than a dozen sex crimes relating to her conduct with the boys. She is awaiting trial at Lancaster County Prison on $300,000 bail. She now faces eight new felony charges of having child pornography.

    Lancaster Online: Former McCaskey teacher faces trial for sex charges (Feb 23 2012)

    A former local teacher was ordered to trial Thursday for taking lewd photos of a student with whom she allegedly had sexual encounters.
    Christy L. Smith waived a preliminary hearing and likely will go to trial later this year ... City police Detective Aaron Harnish opened the pornography investigation after an interview with an alleged 17-year-old victim, according to an affidavit of probable cause. According to the affidavit, the boy told Harnish that Smith took photos with her cellphone camera while the two engaged in sexual intercourse.
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    Lancaster Online: Smith, Deppen, Moore trials to start this week (July 8 2012)

    The case of ex-teacher Christy Smith is expected to begin first. Pretrial matters are slated for today before Judge Dennis Reinaker. Jury selection should begin Tuesday, officials said. Smith, 34, who taught at McCaskey High School, is facing numerous charges regarding alleged relationships with students ages 15 and 17. Police allege Smith had sex with the 15-year-old, a McCaskey student, and in a separate incident had relations with the 17-year-old student from another school. Police also charged her with taking photographs of the encounters. Smith, a teacher at McCaskey for seven years, was fired in December 2010 after charges were filed. She is at Lancaster County Prison, with bail set at $300,000.

    Lancaster Online: Jurors to hear phone call in teacher sex trial (July 10 2012)

    A jury will hear a recorded 20-minute phone call between Christy Lee Smith and one of two former students with whom she is accused of having a sexual relationship, a local judge ruled Tuesday. The younger victim called Smith in September 2010 while police listened in and recorded the conversation with a wiretap. "I really don't want to go to jail," Smith tells the former student during the conversation.

    Smith and the student, who is now 19, both listened to the tape during a pre-trial evidence hearing. The victim glared at Smith and Smith occasionally peered back as the two alluded to their relationship during the recorded conversation. "I'm not supposed to talk to you," Smith tells the student at one point. "You know why. The whole school is in an uproar. They don't want anything going on. Why do you think you" were transferred to another building?
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    Lancaster Online: Man, on stand, recalls sexual encounters with teacher (July 12 2012)

    A former McCaskey High School student said he considered his sophomore English teacher his first love, and he detailed their sexual encounters Thursday during the first day of testimony in her sexual abuse trial ... But that summer, he said, "I realized for the first time that I had been a victim and I was being taken advantage of." ... The man told the jury he has emotional problems, including bipolar disorder or Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism. He testified that he "fell into that stream of teenage boys who had a crush" on Smith. He said she was popular with her students for her different and open manner with them. They began to spend time together, he said. As the two went from kissing one night toward what was their first sexual encounter, he said, Smith told him, "No, we can't do this. I'm 31 years old. Your mom is only 36. Don't you find this disgusting?" ... (Click here to read more.)

    Lancaster Online: Fellow teachers testify they saw 'red flags' in colleague's relationship with student (July 13 2012)

    "I didn't know for sure, but there were definitely red flags," teacher Dan Casillo testified. One by one, the teachers and a counselor testified about the close relationship between Smith and the student ... Casillo said he was Smith's friend and co-worker when he started to give the relationship a closer look. He also had heard similar suspicions from other teachers, he testified. He described "flirty" interactions between Smith and the student. Casillo also said the student became upset and defensive when he inquired about the relationship. Casillo said he struggled over whether to go to school administrators. In January 2009, he finally did.

    Lancaster Online: Police testify in teacher sex trial (July 16 2012)

    On the day of her arrest, Christy Lee Smith admitted to kissing one of her students a few times. But the former McCaskey High School teacher insisted she never had sex with the boy, according to a detective's testimony on Monday ... Smith was shown evidence obtained from the McCaskey student, she opened up a bit, Harnish testified. Smith said she kissed the student about four times, Harnish testified. But there was never any sex, she said ... The student recalled specific marks on Smith's body, details of her apartment, and sex toys and pornography the teacher kept at her place. Other city police officers testified Monday about how they confiscated those items from Smith's apartment. The items were shown to the jurors. Detective Sonja Stebbins noted a tattoo of a frog Smith had on her hip that normally would be concealed by her underwear. The McCaskey student gave police a description and location of the tattoo, she said.
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    Flagged as "Guilty!" ... thank you!