Former Jessamine County teacher arrested, charged with rape of minor under 16

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Posted at 5:46 PM, Jun 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-21 13:58:37-04

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A teacher who taught in the Jessamine County school district during the 2020-21 school year has been arrested.

According to the Fayette County Detention Center website, 32-year-old Jason Sharp was booked in the Fayette County Detention Center on Friday and charged with rape, sexual abuse and sodomy.

The victim was under 16 years old, according to an arrest citation.

According to a Jessamine County Schools website, Sharp taught math for the school district.

He is being held at FCDC on a $10,000 bond.