Charlotte ISD teacher arrested

Jennifer Goodwell

Jennifer Goodwell

Atascosa County Sheriff David Soward has reported that a 39 year old female Charlotte ISD teacher was arrested Tuesday morning by Sheriff’s Investigators.

Sergeant Albert Garza, Crimes Against Children Investigator for the sheriff’s office, made the arrest early Tuesday in San Antonio on warrants issued by Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace, Jackie Bodden. Sheriff Soward identified the teacher as Jennifer Goodwell of Devine. The Sheriff said Goodwell was a second year school teacher.

Sheriff Soward stated that the sheriff’s office became aware of the incidents on December 3 and immediately launched an investigation. On December 4, Sergeant Garza interviewed Goodwell who admitted to inappropriate sexual relations with three male students. The incidents allegedly took place between September 15 and November 30. Charlotte ISD officials fully cooperated with the investigation, the Sheriff said.

After the investigation,

Sergeant Garza applied for arrest warrants from J.P. Bodden.

Goodwell has been booked into the Atascosa County Jail and charged with three counts of Improper Relationship between Educator and Student and two counts of Sexual Assault of a Child.

Total Bonds on Goodwell were set at $250,000 by Judge Bodden.

Sheriff Soward refused to release any details regarding the offenses or the victims other than they attend Charlotte High School.

2 responses to “Charlotte ISD teacher arrested”

  1. Connie says:

    When is the court date on this? Why do these teachers think this is okay?

    • Noel Wilkerson-Holmes says:

      Not sure when. We do not know until the court date has been set. Sometimes it takes years.

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