Indian Land teacher, coach arrested after parent reports sex with student

Posted September 25, 2012 9:00 pm | Filed under Local News

A former teacher and coach in Indian Land faces sexual battery charges after sheriff’s deputies say he was having sex with a female student.

36-year-old Tony Ford was arrested after deputies say a the girl’s mother reported the relationship and it was later discovered Ford had a consensual sexual relationship with the student over the course of a year and a half.

Ford was released from the Lancaster County Detention Center Sept. 22 on $15,000 bond.

He has since been placed on administrative leave.