An Alabama educator was arrested by the Decatur Police Department on March 21 after they received information that she had been involved in a sexual relationship with at least one student.
The Decatur PD received the information on March 17 regarding the Decatur City School system employee. She was identified as Carrie Cabri Witt.
According to a release from the department, detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit launched an investigation into the allegations. In days following, detectives interviewed numerous people and found that there was a second victim in the case.
Detectives Burleson and Detective Young made contact with Witt at her home on March 21. She was taken to the Decatur Police Department for an interview. At the conclusion of that interview, Witt was placed under arrest for two counts of the statute, school employee engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19 years, a Class B felony.
She was booked into the Decatur City Jail and later transferred to the Morgan County Jail and a $10,000.00 aggregate bond was set.
A bill was introduced to the Alabama Senate in February that would require the state superintendent of education, the school superintendents of Alabama and the Alabama Education Association to develop and disseminate at an annual institute attended by public school educators, one hour of training regarding appropriate and inappropriate interaction between educators and students.