Macon East Academy Coach Charged with Sexual Contact with Student No Longer Employed by School

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James Brantley, Jr./Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility

Montgomery police have arrested and charged a Macon East Academy coach and teacher for having inappropriate contact with a student.  He is no longer with the school.

Capt. Saba Coleman says 48-year-old James Brantley, Jr. has been charged with Sexual Contact with a Student under 19 years old. Brantley, Jr. also faces a first degree Sexual Abuse charge.

Police say the incident occurred on September 20, around 5:00AM, in the 8600 block of Sturbridge Drive.

Police later identified Brantley, Jr. as the suspect and took him into custody on September 24.

The school released a statement following the arrest.

Brantley, Jr. is currently in the Montgomery County Detention Facility on $30,000 bond.

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