Cleburne Co. teacher/coach arrested for charges of sex with a student

HEFLIN, Ala. (WIAT) —  Heflin Police Chief A.J. Benefield has confirmed the arrest of Bronson Ward, a teacher and the girls’ varsity basketball coach at Cleburne County High School.

Ward was arrested this past Friday around 4:30 p.m. He is currently charged with 5 counts of engaging in sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19, and is being held at the Cleburne Co. Jail.

His bond totals up to $230,000. Chief Benefield is investigating if these acts involved more victims.

They ask if anyone with information to call the Heflin PD at 256-463-2291. They can ask to speak with Chief Benefield or investigator Josh Barnett.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-CBS42

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