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Teacher Arrested on Charge of Soliciting Minor

Dorchester County deputies have arrested William Albert Brown of Summerville for alleged assault and soliciting minor as teacher at Dubose Middle.

Dorchester County deputies have arrested a man they say committed criminal solicitation of and inappropriately touched a minor as a teacher at .

William Albert Brown, 49, of Summerville was arrested Friday after a Thursday incident was brought to the authorities, according to Dorchester County Sheriff's Office PIO Maj. John Garrison. 

According to the office, deputies received a call about a Dubose Middle teacher making inappropriate comments to a 14-year-old student. Investigators discovered the student was also allegedly touched in an inappropriate manner.

Brown is charged with assault second degree and criminal solicitation of a minor. 

This matter is still under investigation.

UnKnownPDR August 04, 2012 at 09:39 PM
@former CWOOD student: That is some powerful allegation.
former CWood student September 29, 2012 at 01:06 AM
@unknownPDR i wouldnt make up something like that. Its the truth.. The last thing I would want to do is have a innocent man go to jail or become a sexual predator for life. I am in Law Enforcement and I know what would happen to him. As soon as these allegations came about of Mr.Brown, People immediately began calling me.. Its the truth and I feel bad for Mrs. Sigler/ Brown. Thing is she is in serious denial about it, and was back when i was in 8th grade.
Miami Dolphins October 20, 2012 at 01:39 AM
Crazy and sad to hear. I had him as a teacher back in 2001/2002 and he was undoubtedly one of my favorite teachers. But I can attest to the fact that there were some odd characteristics about him. Sure he was funny and nice, but I found it rather strange at the age of 13 that a teacher would place the most attractive girls in the front row. I remember thinking it back then, and frequently think about it from time to time. Interestingly, I was curious about his whereabouts and if he still taught at Crestwood and stumbled across this article. It honestly doesn't surprise me. I'm not saying he's guilty; however, I can see how a minor could question his actions, gestures and/or overall demeanor. And yes, he was selective and I say that with full conviction.
Amanda October 29, 2012 at 04:47 AM
I had mr.brown thirteen years ago myself as a teacher. His form of teaching was great. It was the only class i paid attention in. I have known him since i was six years old. My older brother had him as a teacher and a soccer coach. My views are different then my brothers on this. But i think he is wrong 100% i was a "favorite" my chair was the closet to his desk i had a nickname from him. And had a strong bond with him. But NEVER EVER did he talk touch or anything inappropriate toward me or anyone i know. He was a great teacher who knew how to get kids involved in their studies. He honestly cared. One of the best teachers i ever had. Its upsetting how his life has been destroyed by this. And not just his but his wife my other teacher ive had ftom crestwood.
Amanda October 29, 2012 at 04:50 AM
And lord knows how this will affect their daughter. She is the most innocent victim in all of this. my heart goes out to her and ms.sigler

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